Ship pictures and images

Picture Gallery of Sailing Ships

This site details ships in the passenger trade to Australia and New Zealand from the 1840s to the 1890s and links to images of the ships.

Art School Online

This interesting site, by Roger Elliott, has online lessons in drawing sailing ships. There is detailed explanations on the type of ships and rigs etc.

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…

National Archives of Australia – PhotoSearch

National Archives of Australia RecordSearch use the PhotoSearch tab to access 420,000+ digitised photographs 1800-2012. There are photos of buildings, people in their workplace and migration related images. You can also browse the collection alphabetically by subject.TIP: Search for names,…

The New Zealand Maritime Record

This site is maintained by the NZ National Maritime Museum offers access to The Maritime Histories – Ship Index which includes 1,500+ images and details of migrant liners in the Antipodean service, historic New Zealand vessels, preserved New Zealand ships…

State Archives & Records New South Wales

State Archives & Records NSW manages and provides access to the New South Wales State archives collection of 14 million+ items dating from 1788 to today. Use Collection Search to search series, items, digital images and online index entries. It…