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Project EuropeanaPhotography
Contract Number: 297158
Full Name EUROPEAN Ancient PHOTOgraphic vintaGe repositoRies of digitAized Pictures of Historical qualitY
Participants http://www.europeana-photography.eu/index.php?en/62/partners-and-contributors
Budget €257,850
Duration 2012-2015 (36 months)
Description 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......
URL http://www.europeana-photography.eu/ 
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