The Dover Pictorial Archive is legendary as a source of wonderful, royalty-free images of all kinds. It has been inspiring my needlepoint since at least 1978.
I own dozens of these books with everything from stained glass patterns to vintage advertising.
But using them has often meant copying and enlarging the pictures. And if Dover isn’t a familiar name to you, how do you know what you will be getting?
Dover has now put their images on a site that is currently in beta test. On it you fill out a simple for to get an invitation.
The site promises to have searchable, dowloadable images.
About Janet M Perry
Janet Perry is the Internet's leading authority on needlepoint. She designs, teaches and writes, getting raves from her fans for her innovative techniques, extensive knowledge and generous teaching style. A leading writer of stitch guides, she blogs here and lives on an island in the northeast corner of the SF Bay with her family
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