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Fine Arts Library - Digital Images and Slides Collection

The Fine Arts Library Digital Images & Slides Collections (DISC) provides image resources for teaching and research. The collection documents the entire range of works of art and architecture from prehistoric to the present in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world and includes painting, drawings, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and architecture. Patron space includes a Digital Studio with Mac and PC workstations with software for creating, editing, presenting, and viewing digital media. 

 
 
 
 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Contact by Phone
(617) 495-4982
(617) 384-9610
Contact by Email / Web
faviscol@fas.harvard.edu
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Sackler Museum Basement Level 485 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02138
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ABOUT

 

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

Collections include over 250, 000 digital images available in VIA and ARTstor, as well as approximately 500,000 historic glass lantern slides and 35mm color slides.  In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

 

Collections

 

Overview

At present, collections number over 750,000 images in both 35mm and lantern slide formats. Of these, approximately 250,000 images are available in digital format including all collections added since 2001. See the Collections Overview page. (Cryptomeria Avenue at Nikko, Japan.  Creator: Takagi, Teijiro  Date: 1900-1910)Digital Studio

Digital Studio

In addition to image collections, FAL/DISC has an international collection of DVDs and CDs covering arts topics and research.  A Digital Studio is also available for viewing all digital formats and creating multi-media projects.

 
 

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VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Visitor
  • The library is open to individuals who possess a current Harvard ID. Independent researchers, faculty, curatorial staff and graduate students from other institutions who present valid IDs may apply for reader access. See Fine Arts Library Admittance policies.

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • Enter the building via the ramp to the right of the main entrance of Sackler Museum. Take the elevator to the basement level and follow signs to the collection. Accesible restrooms are available.For more information or to arrange for assistance in advance contact Spruill Harder, sgharder@fas.harvard.edu, 617-495-4982