British Printed Images to 1700

Hunter, Michael
April 2009
Art Libraries Journal;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p4
Academic Journal
Printed images provide vivid evidence concerning many facets of British history in the 16th and 17th centuries. Yet their exploitation has hitherto been inhibited partly by difficulties of access and partly by the lack of adequate means of searching for them by subject. In both respects, electronic technology is making major strides forward, as this article indicates with particular reference to a project aimed to make such material widely available in searchable, online form.


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