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Finding Reference Images

Use this research guide to find helpful reference images for your assignments.

Library Databases

Image Websites


Here is select list of subject headings to try searching in the Goldstein Library Catalog. You'll want to try different search terms and strategies as your research develops.

  • Symbolism in art--Dictionaries
  • Art--Themes,motives--Dictionaries
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Texture (Art)
  • Texture (Art)--Patterns
  • Materials--Texture

Below is a small selection of books to gather reference images for cars, boats, trains, and other vehicles. Helpful sections to browse for additional titles will be based on what type of vehicles you are researching. Most helpful titles will be located in the Ns and TRs.