Looking for an inexpensive way to add vintage-style artwork to your home? Look no further than the Library of Congress’s extensive catalog of photos, illustrations, architectural renderings, and more. The Library of Congress website hosts a staggering collection of image archives, many of which are in the public domain and available for download. Check out a few of our favorites.
This set of posters from the WPA showcases the best in vintage design and midcentury whimsy.
Architecture, Design & Engineering Drawings
These lovely elevation renderings of cupolas come from the Architecture Design and Engineering Drawings collection. In this set you can also find renderings of public buildings, monuments, and other interesting structures.
Popular Graphic Arts
The Popular Graphic Arts collection contains illustrations of historical, graphic, or documentary importance, and covers a wide variety of subjects from fashion to politics.