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University of Portland Clark Library

THTR 353: Beginning Scenic Design: Image Collection

Image Resources for Visual Inspiration

Register for an Account

Register for an optional personal account to download and save images. (Then use the Log in link to access your account after you have created it).

Arrow pointing to Register link

Class Activity: Artstor

1. Connect to Artstor and use the Advanced Search to search for: Pittsburgh. Limit your search to the date range of 1950-1959.

2. Try a similar search for African Americans limited to 1950-1959.

3. Be prepared to show 4-5 images and how you found them.

Searching Artstor

Search an artist, title of work, medium, etc. Or choose Advanced Search for more options.

Artstor search screen with arrow pointing to Advanced Search link


Use the Advanced Search screen to narrow your search by date, by image content (classification), country (geography), and more.

Advanced Search screen in Artstor

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