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Visual resources


  • Requires University of Birmingham (or other member) login. All images cleared for educational use: from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives etc.

Ashmolean Museum treasures

  • Selected treasures viewable online, from Oxford's premier museum collections

Barber Exhibition - Sights of Wonder : Photographs from the 1862 Royal Tour

  • An online exhibition of photographs taken by Francis Bedford (1815-1894) during a Royal Tour to the eastern Mediterranean in 1862. The exhibition has been curated by 10 University of Birmingham MA Art History and Curating students from the 2019/20 cohort in partnership with the Barber Institute of Fine Arts and the Royal Collection Trust.

Google Arts and Culture - explore

  • A selection of Google's online content

Jigsaw Explorer

  • Daily jigsaw puzzles to do online
  • Create your own puzzle

Lapworth Museum

  • The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham has created a virtual exhibition space. Why not take a peek at how their audience gets creative online. Anyone for an origami Velociraptor?

Rijksmuseum - Rijkstudio

Virtual museums

  • Online viewing of famous museums, galleries and their collections. Blog post by Hakim Bishara on Hyperallergic blog / website.
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