From the press release:
…more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned collection may be downloaded directly from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use—including in scholarly publications in any media—without permission from the Museum and without a fee. The number of available images will increase as new digital files are added on a regular basis.
Check out the great online portal of these Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC) images. Above is a detail from Rama Releases the Demon Spies Shuka and Sarana (ca. 1725) that I thought was fitting for a monkey scientist’s blog: