Research report 2005 - Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institute

Digital archive for the artistic and cultural topography of Italian cities

Simane, Jan; Wolf, Gerhard; Haug, Henrike
The aim of the project is to make selected historical sources focusing on the history of art and urban culture in Italian cities fully accessible and searchable in digital form. In the first phase of the project, travel guides and inventories of the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries as well as the collection of drawings of Florentine heraldry housed at the Art History Institute in Florence will be digitized using the newest data technology. These sources will ultimately be integrated into a larger network structure, fostering an interchange that allows a wide variety of information to be accessed through a main portal.

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