Download hi-res research photos from the Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London now allows you to browse and download high-resolution photos of their collections for free.

Quote from the site:

You may search here for 27,000 works and over 43,000 images from the V&A collections.

The database covers a wide range of objects, including ceramics, fashion, furniture, glass, metalwork, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, and textiles. Some of the objects here are not on display.

You are welcome to use the information and the images for personal use and educational purposes.

It is also possible to order, free of charge, higher resolution images to be sent to your computer.