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Images: Find Images for teaching and research: Images in Print Books & Journals

Find digital images in online and subscription digital image collections at UC Irvine for research, teaching, and presenting.

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Search for image-based content by:

LCSH Subdivision

To search by LSCH Subdivision:

(topic first + form subdivision):

  • pictorial works
  • illustrations
  • photographs
  • portraits
  • comic books strips, etc

Example: To find books with images of los angeles try doing the following search using your topic and one of the suggested form subdivisions from the list above: "los angeles" AND "pictorial works"


Genre Headings

To search by Genre Headings identify a title by the style or technique of its content.

(topic first + Genre Headings):

  • Aerial photographs
  • Albums
  • Aquatints
  • Architectural photographs
  • Artists' books
  • Bird's eye view prints
  • Caricatures
  • Cartoons
  • Chromolithographs
  • Collages
  • Comic books
  • Costume design drawings
  • Costume prints
  • Engravings
  • Etchings
  • Fashion design drawings [Cf. Costume design drawings]
  • Fashion plates [“Periodical illustrations made to advertise current fashion designs.”]
  • Fashion prints ["Separate prints issued by clothing manufacturers … depicting or advertising their current designs.”]
  • Graphic novels
  • Illustrated works
  • Intaglio prints [mixed method intaglio prints]
  • Landscape paintings
  • Linocuts
  • Lithographs
  • Paintings
  • Photograph albums
  • Photographic prints
  • Portrait drawings
  • Portrait paintings
  • Portrait photographs
  • Postcards
  • Prints
  • Pyrography
  • Relief prints
  • Relief halftones
  • Rebuses
  • Rubbings
  • Sketches
  • Tintypes
  • Viewbooks [“Published booklets and other volumes primarily consisting of views of particular places, events, and activities. May be photographs, photomechanical prints, or postcards; may be connected by accordion folds.”]
  • Watercolors
  • Woodcuts
  • Wood engravings



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