Skip Navigation Links The Library of Congress >> Researchers
Prints and Photographs Reading Room: Prints and Photographs Division
Find in

Trying to Find a Picture?
Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Describes about 75% of P&P holdings, includes many digital images.)
Lists of Images on Popular Topics
Collection Guides & Finding Aids

Reference Information and Policies
Information for Researchers
Rights and Restrictions Information
Researcher's Toolbox
Resource Lists & Bibliographies
Tours and Orientations

Acquisition and Appraisal Information
Cataloging & Digitizing Toolbox
Exhibits and Exhibit Loans
Flickr Project
Public Programs - Webcasts
Swann Foundation for Caricature & Cartoon
Center for Architecture, Design & Engineering

What's New in the Prints & Photographs Division new

For president Abraham Lincoln - campaign button
Auto wreck, 1923

 RSS  RSS Feeds
Weekdays: 8:30am - 5:00pm
(Items pulled up to 4:00pm)
Closed Weekends & Federal Holidays
101 Independence Ave, SE
Madison Building, LM 337
Washington, DC 20540-4730
Contact Information

>> Map showing location

Ask a Librarian
Ask a Librarian graphicWant to send reference staff a question about our collections and services?

Purchase quality reproductions of
Library of Congress images

Unique in their scope and richness, the prints and photographs collections today number more than 14 million images. These include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
Find in
  The Library of Congress >> Researchers
  June 19, 2009
Contact Us:  
Ask a Librarian