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Selecting and Viewing Items: Photographs

Viewing Photographs


  1. Select an item from your search results list by clicking either its title or thumbnail image.
  2. A medium-sized image is presented with a brief record.
  3. To view the photograph, click on the image or select “View this Photograph” from the green navigation bar.
  4. To view other items that are in the same series as the photograph you are viewing, select "Other items in this series" from the green navigation bar.
  5. To view the photograph in different sizes, click on the "More Sizes" command just above the photograph or select “All Image Sizes” from the menu on the right-hand side of the screen, and then choose the image size you wish to view (square, thumbnail, small, medium, large, extra large).
  6. To dim the screen around the photograph, click on the “Lower Lights” command just above the photograph. To turn the “lights” back on, click anywhere in the dimmed area.
  7. To rotate the photograph, use the arrows just above it.
  8. To share the photograph, click on the "Share" link in the menu on the right-hand side of the page. When the Bookmark & Share list opens, you can select an appropriate forum such as Google Bookmarks, Facebook, or Twitter.
  9. If a photograph has information on the back or from a photo album page:
    • You can choose a “page” (or sequence) by using the drop-down list located above the photograph.
    • You can view the next or previous photograph “page,” by using the right and left arrows located just above the photograph, or by simply clicking on the right- or left-hand side of the displayed photograph.
    • You can view thumbnail images of all the photograph’s “pages” by clicking “All Pages” on the right-hand side of the screen. When the thumbnails appear, click on the one you want to see. The page will open in the “View this Photograph” view.