Assuming you comply with the license as regards attribution and labelling (ie, you indicate the author + the license in an appropriate way, such as an image caption) then you are free to do this.
The CC license distinguishes between "derivative works"(1a), which need to get the CC-BY-SA license, and "collective works" (1c), which don't. Including one CC-BY-...
Here are some of my findings.. no one source, lots of looking all over the net:
Search for "factory" on http://www.asu.edu/lib/archives/smedforeign.htm
"Chinese factory workers have spiritual faces--faces filled with suffering."
1930s Photographer: Agnes Smedley Agnes Smedley Collection
MSS-122 Vol. 39
It might be worth searching Europeana or the Digital Public Library of America. For DPLA particularly, keep your eye on the left-hand sidebar for lists of collections; you may find a stash you wouldn't otherwise have known existed.
This is not really an "open data" question, but...
The answer is "you are not allowed to do this"; Japan does not allow commercial photography of otherwise copyrighted artistic works in public places, and the CC-BY-SA license allows commercial reuse, so the two are incompatible.
The best resource for this sort of question is the (alarmingly comprehensive) ...
With Google you can search for images and choose the general license terms. For specific companies you'd have to do a specific search.
Here is a search with "Reuse with modification"
Here is one example of results, from Wikipedia.
There are some operational projects about plant recognition:
The Pl@ntNet project has a large database of plant images, partly built by volunteer contributions. They also have a companion mobile app for plant recognition. Have a look at their terms here to see how you could use these images: http://identify.plantnet-project.org/api/about/terms
Leafsnap consists of images of leaves taken from two different sources, as well as their automatically-generated segmentations:
23147 Lab images, consisting of high-quality images taken of pressed leaves, from the Smithsonian collection. These images appear in controlled backlit and front-lit versions, with several samples per species.
7719 Field images, ...
Kwikee has a free database of current product images. It’s sponsored by manufactures; and freely available to retailers.
I would ask to see if you can get access. While not a retailer, I gained an account given I had a few good reasons for making such a request.
Thousands of brands trust Kwikee to deliver content to retailers – and retailers rely on our ...
The closest thing that I know is the Wikidata Query, with around and filtered for images. But it is not a perfect fit for your usecase since you need to limit by radius rather than by number of images.
The claim is what specifies that you only want ...