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History of Art VRC

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Ethnographic Photos from Southeast Asia

The VRC adds 30 new photos, donated from alumna Mary Stubbs, to their collection

UK museums' right to charge image fees is called into question

Campaign for institutions to free up photographs of out-of-copyright works is backed by legal experts

The VRC maintains nearly 500,000 images of art. The collection’s roots are more than 90 years old and developed as a teaching collection to support faculty and students. As the University of Michigan’s History of Art evolved and became a center for scholarship, so did the VRC collection become an international resource.

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We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the History of Art Visual Resources Collection needs you—because the world needs Victors.