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On Monday, July 13, The New York Public Library will begin to gradually reopen our physical locations, starting with limited grab-and-go service at eight library locations. We hope to reopen more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.
The New York Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The Photography Collection was created in 1980, when images culled from other NYPL departments and branches were brought together to form a new division that now comprises approximately 500,000 photographs by 6,000 photographers. The Photography Collection encompasses the broadest range of the medium, including images made for commercial, industrial, and scientific application as well as images for the press and other print media, the vernacular of amateur snapshot photography and original works intended for exhibition and/or the art market.