Metropolitan Museum of Art Collections Database

The Met has dozens of special departments responsible for unique collections ranging from costume to American painting. At this site, you have the ability to search through more than 80,000 images with their descriptions. Do you want to see some treasures from the Cloisters?  They are here. Charles Wilson Peale’s painting of George Washington? Got it. An eighteenth-century flintlock rifle? You can find it as well. This is a wonderful repository of cultural information suitable for any academic endeavor.

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