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Dramaturgy: Finding Images/Videos

Looking for all editions of a play in all available languages? Need more info about the plays context, the playwright or when it was performed? This information and more can be found within these pages. Just click the tabs on the top of the page.

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Finding Images: the most popular sites for finding images

Finding Images in BobCat

To find images within books in BobCat go to the search box and click on advanced. Then enter the topic in the first box limited to Anywhere in the Record. In the second box enter either illus. (for illustrations) or Plates (for color plates) also Anywhere in the Record.

See our excellent collection of costume materials located on the 1st fl. in the reference section Clothing and Dress, GT 500-2350

Also see the Libguide for Costume Studies

Videos Online: streaming video avail. thru Bobst

Photograph of Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov in Yalta This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Selected Digital Image Sites

Researchers and designers often require a broad range of historical visual images. Below are some resources that serve as good starting places, though many of them are more focused on fine arts (rather than film stills and documentation).

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