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John Johnson Collection: Trades and Professions

John de Monins Johnson was a tremendous collector of printed ephemera during his life, and he was particularly keen on items which depicted people at work in various vocations. He was inspired by his work in Egypt as a papyrologist during the early 20th century, and he went on to return to Britain to help save the country's paper heritage. Johnson's collection ended up at the Bodleian Library at...
Met Publications: Books with Full-Text Online

For art historians, educators, and enthusiasts, Met Publications (the publishing branch of New York's Metropolitan Museum) offers over 500 titles that interested readers may read online or download free of charge. These titles can be browsed by thematic category (including Medieval art, Byzantine art, and European art in the 20th century), by collection/department (including American decorative...

The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) offers many excellent digital images and resources for students and scholars of art history and social studies alike. The organization is based at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Farnham, England, and can be explored in two different ways. The VADS image catalogue lets users browse numerous thematic Collections that span a wide range of time and...