Photography: Google LIFE photo archive

Google has made large parts of the LIFE photography archive available within its image search. There are many high resolution images included since the American Civil war and the first LIFE Magazine. You can also search this archive by adding “source:life” in the normal Google image search.


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“Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.”



We don’t know which “photographs” from 1750s will be included here in the LIFE archive – photography as we know it only exists since the 1820/30s and the LIFE Magazine since the 1830s

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