Old vintage telephone on white background.

10 Free Stock Photos of Vintage Technology

In our hyper-digital world, it can be easy to forget that technology has evolved into what it is today. After all, we’ve come a long way since the telegraph machine aka the text messaging system of the 1840s. But with new gadgets being released everyday, it can be difficult to find free images of old tech.

Are you looking for free stock photos of antique cameras, radios, telephones, typewriters, and gramophones?The good news is that StockVault has images of antique technology, that you can download for free.

So, what are you waiting for? Here are 10 stock photos of vintage tech. Download them now!

1. Antique Typewriter

Close-up of an antique qwerty-format typewriter

Have you checked the latest tech trends? Clicky keyboards are back in style. In other news, if you’re looking for an image of a retro keyboard with rounded keys, it can be quite the task.

The good news is that this close up image of an antique qwerty-format typewriter by Nicolas Raymond, is available.

2. Vintage Gramophone

retro gramophone with horn

What is a gramophone and what does it do? Well, much like phonographs and modern day record players, the gramophone reads sound with a small needle that fits into the groove of a musical record.

Whether you blog about soundscapes or you’re a music history buff, this photograph of an antique gramophone by Gusztáv Galló is just what you need.

3. Black Rotary Telephone

Old vintage telephone on white background.

When you think about old technology, what comes to mind? An black rotary telephone, perhaps? If so, download this image of a retro phone by Gusztáv Galló.

4. Floppy Disk from the 1980s

High resolution scan of a 5.25 floppy disk particularly popular in the 1980s for computer data storage. Isolated on a white background.

Have you ever used a floppy disk? Do you know what a floppy disk is? Depending on which generation you’re from, your experience with this popular format for computer data storage will vary.

But even if you’ve never used one before, you have to admit this high resolution scan of a 5.25 floppy disk by Nicolas Raymond, is pretty cool! So, download it right now.

5. Old 1950s Wooden Radio

Old radio from 1950

They surely don’t make radios like this anymore. Looking for a blast from the past? Download this  photo of a wooden radio from the 1950s by Gusztáv Galló.

6. Vintage 1960s TV Set

Old vintage black and white TV set

Looking for a free photo of vintage technology from the 1960s? Look no further than this image of a retro television set with wood paneling and rounded edges by Adam Sherman.

7. Backspace Key from Antique Typewriter

Backspace key macro from an antique typewriter.

If you could go back in time, would you? While you ponder that, here’s a dynamic close up image of a vintage back-space button by Nicolas Raymond.

8. Vintage 6×9 Folding Camera

antique camera with extended bellows

Do you collect vintage cameras? Are you a photographer, photo student, or hobbyist? Regardless of your experience with photography, StockVault has the images of vintage tech, you’re looking for.

So, download this image of antique 6×9 folding camera right now.

9. Public Pay Phone

old broken pay phone

Can you imagine a world before cellphones? For many of us, that wasn’t too long ago.

Pay homage to phones of the past by posting this image of a broken, public phone by 2happy.

10. Analog Television Panel

the side panel of an analog television

Televisions have changed so much in such a short amount of time. Are you looking for a different view of a TV set? If so, download this image of an analog television panel by Nicolas Raymond.