Pictures and images

Simplon Postcards – The Passenger Ship Website

This site is a reference archive of image galleries, showing postcards and photographs of ocean liners, cruise ships, ferries and excursion vessels. Currently, there are over 2000 separate pages with 60,000+ images online.

Royal Museums Greenwich – Picture Library

The Picture Library has 33,800+ images and photographs online depicting notable ships, trade and empire, astronomy, exploration, navigation and time. Collection includes historical photography, ship plans, prints, oil paintings,  astronomical and navigational instruments, and ship models.

Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is a database of 77+ million freely usable media files (images, sounds and videos) to which anyone can contribute. This is a great place to search for images of places, churches and ships. TIP: Use the search box…