One Hundred Seventy Million Images

Posted on 5/7/2012 by Pat Hunt | Printable Version | Comments (2)

As of the end of April PacaSearch had 169,352,194 searchable images on That is a lot of images. And the number is constantly growing. But, the number is not what makes searching on this site unique. What’s amazing is the fact that all the images are easily available for licensing because trademark, copyright and release issues have been addressed and sales models have been created.

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  • Robert HardingA lot of same images are represented by different agencies. So I dont think the total of 170 million is correct. However its still going to be well over 100 million individual images available. Posted on May 8, 2012
  • Lila DlabohaThe Granger Collection is also a member archive of PACA Search, and we do have images of howitzer gun crews.

    Curious why TGC was overlooked.

    Lila Dlaboha
    Managing Director
    Your witness to history ...

    Posted on May 16, 2012

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