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Architectural History: Architecture and Urban Planning: Images & Plans

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Professional (scholarly) architectural journals are most likely to include plan.  Make sure to search the articles page of this resource.

  1. Note in the article description if it says "plans"
  2. Search Jstor ADVANCED SEARCH with the terms [building name]   AND  plan limited to the 'captions' page.  This looks for all the images in articles with some sort of image and the word 'plan' underneath it.

  3. Google Images advance search.  In the keyword type the name of the castle.  Scroll to the 'colors in image' and select B/W.  Under that, at 'type of image' select LINE Drawing.  The combination of castle name + B/W line drawing often brings up plans of a building.

Image Searching at Duke

See the Images Research & copyright 

Duke University's image research services page provides easy links to 1) image databases which Duke either subscribes to or recommends, 2) scanning standards, 3) finding scholarly/legal images, and 4) outside image sources.  

Print Resources

The scholarly Encylcopedias of art history are all heavily illustrated with reliable images.

Encyclopedia of world art. 18 vols.  New York, McGraw-Hill 1959-1987.  Lilly  N31 .E4833 1960 
   Major English-language essay-length scholarly encyclopedia.  Articles are signed by major art historians.  Half of every volume is plates. 

Ancient Art
Enciclopedia dell’arte antica, classica e orientale.   Rome, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana. 7 vols.  1958-1966.  Lilly  N31 .E48 1958 
Enciclopedia dell’arte medievale.  Rome, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, 1991-2002.  12 vols.   Lilly N5965 .E52 1991  

Other Languages

Pijoán, José, general editor. Summa artis, historia general del arte.  Madrid : Espasa-Calpe, 1931- .  Lilly N5300 .C72 1931 v.1  

Propyläen Kunstgeschichte. 18 vols. Berlin: Propyläen Verlag, 1966-1974.  Lilly N5300 .P76

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