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ARTstor: View/Print/Download

Using digital images for interdisciplinary teaching and learning

Print Images


In the Image Viewer, click the print icon. If you chose to zoom in on detail when you were viewing the image, this is the view that will print.

Download Images


You must be logged in to your ARTstor account to download images.

Click on the download icon  in the Image Viewer.

ARTstor's Terms & Conditions will appear in a pop up. Click "Accept".

Choose a location to save the image. Do not change the file name at this time; you will be able to do this once the download is complete. Images are saved as jpeg files.

You can also save an image detail. Once you zoom and pan and find the image detail that you like, click on the same download icon and it will save your chosen detail.

View and Explore

Images will appear in a thumbnail view once the search is complete.

View: Double-click on the thumbnail view to enlarge the image in the Image Viewer window. Click on the icons at the bottom of window in ARTstor to access the following options:

 Zoom: Click on the area of the image that you would like to see in more detail. Below is an example using Nash's Royal Regency Pavilion, which is presented in full at the left. The image at the right is a zoomed view of the Pavilion tower.

A dancer at the Red Earth powwow outside the Oklahoma City Civic Center, 1994.  Photo by David Alan Harvey, Magnum Photos Collection.



 Pan: To explore within an image, this icon will allow you to click and drag to see different details in the work.

 Rotate: Use this icon to turn the image around a central point. Click within the image and drag the pointer to either the right or the left.

Share Images

In addition to the options to save jpegs and print images, you can also share images by using the image URL link.


Click the image caption to open the information window.

Under the "File Properties" tab, select and copy the "Image URL" link, and paste it into an email, website, or presentation.

Images can be viewed by authorized ARTstor users who may need to login.



QuickTime Virtual Reality (QTVR) files are panoramic views of architecture that allow you to pan 360° around a central point. (You will need QuickTime Player installed on your computer to view these files.)

Click here to learn more about panorama files. To find them, add QTVR to your search terms.  When you find one, click on QTVR below the image.