Paris Museums Put 60,000+ Historic Photos Online, Copyright-Free

Paris Musees, a group of 14 public museums in Paris, has made a splash by releasing high-res digital images for over 100,000 artworks through a new online portal. All the works were released to the public domain (CC0, or “No Rights Reserved”), and they include 62,599 historic photos by some of the most famous French photographers such as Eugene Atget. The new website, called the Collections portal, was launched on January 8th and offers powerful search and filtering options for finding specific artworks.

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