Life magazine may be no more, but its photography has found second fame on the internet. Long reputed for its photography, the Life photo archive is now available through Google’s Image Search feature.
Internet users now have access to more than 10 million photos, many of which were never published.
About 20% of the collection went online Wednesday, and Google will be adding more in the coming months.
You can search for historic photos and etchings, from the 1750s to today, and all of them are for sale, should you want one framed in your office or boardroom.
To read a more in-depth article on this development and the history of photography in Life, read The Globe and Mail’s article on the subject.