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EuropeanaPhotography: EUROPEAN Ancient PHOTOgraphic vintaGe repositoRies of digitAized Pictures of Historical qualitY

EuropeanaPhotography is a great and quite unique consortium and project putting together some of the most prestigious photographic archives, public libraries and photographic museums covering specifically the length of time from the beginning of photography (1839 with the first example of images from Fox Talbot and Daguerre) to the beginning of the Second World War (1939). EuropeanaPhotography is therefore covering a precise historical period in order to bring into Europeana some of the most important, precious and beautiful images from a very important period that crated so much changes in Europe in several sectors as a proof of diversity and richness at the same time: from the industrial revolution to the social conquests, from the improvements of the photographic processes (salt print, albumen prints, collodion glass plates to the modern gelatin silver photos to the history of important, unknown and famous photographic ateliers of photography), to the changes of the lifestyle of our citizens, from the changes of our cityscapes to the changes of our landscapes, from the First World War to the Grand Europeans Expo Pavilions......

Contact information

DE POLO Andrea
Largo Alinari 15
50123 Firenze
ITALY
Tel. +39 055 2395201
Fax. +39 055 2382857

Participants

Coordinator: ALINARI 24 ORE SPA, ITALY

Participating partners:

Organisation Country
ALINARI 24 ORE SPA ITALY
IMAGNO Brandstätter Images KG AUSTRIA
KONINKLIJKE MUSEA VOOR KUNST EN GESCHIEDENIS BELGIUM
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN BELGIUM
National Academic Library Information System BULGARIA
JP/POLITIKENS HUS AS DENMARK
ARBEJDERMUSEET MED ARBEJDERBEVAEGELSENS BIBLIOTEK OG ARKIV DENMARK
SAEML PARISIENNE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE FRANCE
United Archives Gesellschaft fur Archivmanagement und Verwertung mbH GERMANY
NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS GREECE
Promoter di Masi Pietro & C S.N.C. ITALY
Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le informazioni bibliografiche ITALY
STOWARZYSZENIE MIEDZYNARODOWE CENTRUM ZARZADZANIA INFORMACJA POLAND
Muzeum Historii Fotografii im. Walerego Rzewuskiego w Krakowie POLAND
LIETUVOS DAILES MUZIEJUS REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA
DIVADELNY USTAV SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Departament de Cultura - Generalitat de Catalunya SPAIN
AYUNTAMIENTO DE GIRONA SPAIN
TOPHAM PARTNERS LLP UNITED KINGDOM

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