See Art Galleries.
See Genealogical Websites under Websites.
Also see Aerial and Satellite Photographs.
GOOGLE - IMAGES
FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS
Flickr is a popular photo-sharing and hosting service. It supports an active and engaged community where people share and explore each other's photos. You can share and host hundreds of your own pictures on Flickr for free.
STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
Images may be searched through the catalogue.
MUSEUMS VICTORIA - THE BIGGEST FAMILY ALBUM IN AUSTRALIA COLLECTION
TROVE - IMAGES, MAPS AND ARTEFACTS
To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Images, Maps and Artefacts".
TROVE - DIARIES, LETTERS, ARCHIVES
To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Diaries, Letters, Archives".
A free collections management system for Victoria's cultural organisations and a tool for students, researchers and curious minds.
FAMILYSEARCH - MEMORIES
Users may upload photographs or search for already uploaded photographs.
ANCESTRY - PUBLIC MEMBER PHOTOS AND SCANNED DOCUMENTS
This includes 234 million photos submitted to Ancestry family trees by users who have indicated that their tree can be viewed by all Ancestry members.
ANCESTRY - PRIVATE MEMBER PHOTOS
This includes 79 million family tree photos submitted to Ancestry family trees by users who have indicated that their tree can only be viewed by Ancestry members to whom they have granted permission to see their tree.
ANCESTRY - AUSTRALIA HISTORICAL POSTCARDS
Mary Martin Postcards (www.MaryLMartin.com), Perryville, MD, USA. These are searchable by place.
Photographs and paintings of people may be dated by the style of clothing.
Photographs may be dated by the name and location of the photographer. See Photographers.
FAMILYSEARCH - COMPARE-A-FACE
Compare-a-Face uses facial recognition technology to analyze a picture of you, along with old family photos. It gives each pairing a resemblance percentage and ranks relatives' faces in order of resemblance.
AMAZON - REKOGNITION
Amazon Rekognition provides fast and accurate face search, allowing you to identify a person in a photo or video using your private repository of face images. You can also verify identity by analyzing a face image against images you have stored for comparison.
From the 1820s convict indents included a physical description for identification purposes. These included complexion, hair colour, eye colour, particular marks or scars, and height. See Convict Records.
Many convicts committed further crimes in Victoria and their physical description may be seen in their prison records. Their photograph may also be seen in their prison records from about 1870 if they were given a sentence of six months or longer. See Prison Records.
Passports issued by German governments in the 19th century included physical descriptions of the passport holder.
Some immigration records include detailed physical descriptions.
Physical descriptions of criminals and other people wanted by the police were given in police gazettes. See Criminal Records.
Physical descriptions of prisoners were given in prison records. From about 1870 prison records included photographs for prisoners given a sentence of six months or longer. See Prison Records.
MILITARY SERVICE RECORDS
Physical descriptions of military service personnel are included in military service records. Photographs may be included from World War 2 onwards. See Military Service Records.