Web Page Backgrounds

Following are over 50 background graphics which can be used to add an extra dimension to a web page.

It should be noted that graphic backgrounds can make reading text more difficult for some individuals with vision problems. This difficulty can be reduced by using backgrounds with more subtle textures. View a Background

To see how any of the following backgrounds might look on your page please left-click on the background you wish to sample.

Copy a Background

To copy any of these backgrounds: - place your cursor on the background you'd like to copy.
- right click on your mouse - a choice box should appear. Click on SAVE PICTURE AS. The choice box should be replaced by the SAVE PICTURE box. Select or create a folder you wish to use for saving backgrounds and click PASTE.

I have not knowingly included a background which is copyrighted. If anyone finds a pattern which is not in the public domain please send the name and address of the copyright holder and I'll check into it immediately - Charles Livermore livermop@stjohns.edu. Thanks

Table 1 - White/Gray
tile10.gif
lrock002.jpg
parch.gif
gray2.jpg
marb009.jpg
graybub.jpg
grayfab.jpg
pencil.jpg
pebbles1.jpg
pebbles2.jpg
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pebbles3.jpg



Table 2 - Various Colors
pinkbgd1.gif red001.jpg red008.jpg dblue004.jpg
marb007.jpg
dblue005.jpg dblue006.jpg red009.jpg red010.jpg
marb007a.jpg



Table 3 - Greens
019.jpg
marble.jpg
lgren005.jpg
lgren006.jpg
lgren011.jpg
green02.jpg
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Table 4 - Clouds or Sky
ss003.jpg
ss005.jpg
cloudsx.jpg
ss007.jpg
ss011.jpg
clouds.jpg
ss005a.jpg
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ss011a.jpg



Table 5 - Miscellaneous
slvrgrey.jpg
mossz1.jpg
ss012.jpg

starysky.gif
tallblue.jpg



Table 6 - Tans and Beiges
beige005.jpg
papercream.gif
paper1.gif
tanbgd1.gif
tangrybkg01.gif
parch03
pebbles.bmp
paper04.jpg
tidbkgde.jpg
tansand.gif
brwnmarble.jpg
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Table 5 - Pictures taken in Belgium
belbrk01.jpg
Brugge
belbrk02.jpg
Brugge
ghent01.jpg
Ghent
ghent02.jpg
Ghent
ghent03.jpg
Ghent
mvc-004s.jpg
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P. Charles Livermore
St. John's University Library
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, New York 11437
livermop@stjohns.edu
718.990.5330 voice
This page was last updated on June 20, 2001.

It should be noted that while I am an employee of St. John's University this page is not under their control in any way. St. John's University should not be held responsible for the accuracy, or for that matter, the inaccuracy, of any information, the opinions or any thing else which might appear here.


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