Museums with Asian Art Collections Online
Collection-size categorization in this section refers only to a museum's ONLINE collection of digitized images

ALL | Largest Online Collections | Medium-sized Online Collections | Smaller Online Collections
Digital Image Libraries | One Country/Region Focus
ALL | China | Japan | Korea | Vietnam/Southeast Asia | India/South Asia | Tibet/Himalaya
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Digital South Asia Library
This "global collaborative effort to make important and rare resources available to the international community" is a comprehensive library of digital resources on South Asia. Resources include images, maps, statistics, references, and indices, among others.

Go to Museum Resource: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/index.html
 
Durham University, Oriental Museum: Indian Paintings & Textiles
Online database currently featuring 48 textile objects and 336 visual works from the museum's collection of Indian art. Images do not enlarge, but most have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum/collections/textiles/
 
Himalayan Art Resources
Featuring more than 30,000 images from the collections of more than 150 museums and institutions, private collections, and photographic archives, this is a truly comprehensive resource for Himalayan Art. Every image enlarges, some with an excellent zoom tool, and many images have excellent, in-depth descriptions. Browse images by museum/institution or collection, or select OUTLINE PAGES (near bottom of homepage) to view images by various topical subject areas, including iconography, religious traditions, and art subjects. There is also an extensive index by which to browse objects, and a glossary with links to images.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.himalayanart.org/
 
Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art: Digital Database Collection
"Funded by a National Endowment of the Humanities Preservation and Access Grant, this digital collection includes approximately 30,000 black and white photographs of art and architecture throughout Asia. This body of material represents invaluable photographic field documentation conducted by John C. and Susan L. Huntington from 1969-1984, and the countries included in this collection are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma) Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Thailand."

Go to Museum Resource: http://huntingtonarchive.osu.edu/database.php
 
National Gallery of Australia: Indian Art Collection
Overview of the NGA's collection of Indian art. With images of five artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.nga.gov.au/IndianArt/index.cfm
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