The Image Collection
The collection contains over 150,000 photographs of North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America, including photographs of archaeological sites, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, major works of art & architecture; holy sites and places of worship. You will also find photos of National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, wildlife in its natural habitat and a great variety of plants & flowers.
My people photography features a vast diversity of images of men, women, children and the elderly, showing people at work in agriculture, commerce, industry, mining, fishing, education and the arts, as well as people engaging in sports, leisure activities, local festivals, religious rituals and other customs.
The library also features images of the art & architecture of North Africa, including Roman and Carthaginian sites, Berber towns and Islamic architecture in Egypt, Libya and Morocco. In Sub-Saharan Africa you will find pictures of Dogon and Tellem Art on the Cliff of Bandiagara and mud-brick mosques in Mali; the Royal Hill in Ambohimanga, Madagascar and the ruins of Great Zimbabwe.
The library also features images of Pre-Hispanic archaeological sites, major works of architecture, sculpture and paintings of Pre-Columbian Civilizations, 300 years of Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art in Latin America and many Images of American art since the time of Independence. We have a comprehensive image collection of Mexican Murals & modern architecture in the Americas.
View the complete list of places around the world photographed by Peter Langer.