Some images found on Trove can be previewed or viewed entirely online. Use the image viewer to navigate digitised images such as artwork and photography, and photographs of objects held at the National Library of Australia.
Select View in the Trove record, then the National Library of Australia access link to open it in the image viewer.
The viewer controls enable zoom, rotation and navigation. They are located on the left and right sides of the viewer.
Reset Zoom: Reset the zoom level to the original size
Zoom inor out
Rotate image rightor left Rotate the image 90 degrees
Contrast up or downMove the slider right or left to increase or decrease contrast
Maximise viewer size: View the image in full screen mode. Select again to return to viewer mode
Panning (moving the image around the screen):
- Click and hold anywhere on the image to drag it around
- Double-click on the image to centre on that point and zoom in
- Use the navigator in the bottom right corner of the viewer by dragging the yellow box around on the image
Use the sidebar to find information on what you are viewing, and options to access it. The sidebar is located on the left hand side of the page.
Get information about the item you are viewing. You can find information such as title, creator and the location of the physical copy at the National Library of Australia.
View the copyright status of the item, including an explanation of this status. Many items in the Trove Digital Library collection are still in copyright. This information is a guide only; the item you are viewing may be subject to additional agreements relating to use and reproduction. If you would like further information on the status of any item, please Contact Us.
View the copyright status of the item, including an explanation of this status. Many images in the Trove Digital Library collection are still in copyright. This information is a guide only; the item you are viewing may be subject to additional agreements relating to use and reproduction. If you would like further information on the status of any item, please Contact Us.
View citations in a number of standard styles. You can copy and paste the citation that best suits your needs. Note: Citations are automatically generated and may require some modification.
Download digital copies in available formats. Check copyright status.
Order a copy of the image. You can order standard or higher resolution images. All copy orders are referred to the National Library’s Copies Direct service. If an item is in copyright you may require permission from the copyright holder to obtain a copy.
Display or hide the sidebar information pane.
The navigation options for collections of images are located above the viewing pane just below the breadcrumb trail.
Previous and Next : Browse between images in the same collection
Up a Leveland Down a Level : Navigate between parent and child records in a collection
In order to protect those who may find some items in Trove sensitive, the display of these items has been suppressed.
To view an image that is deemed sensitive:
Select the Detailsthe sidebar and scroll to the bottom of the information listing for that item.
Check the Display Sensitive Material checkbox.
Select Proceed in the confirmation window. The image will be displayed.
To suppress the image, uncheck the Display Sensitive Material checkbox. The image will be concealed.