October 5, 2015

Newly Digitized Art: Baltimore’s Walters Museum Posts 600 Artworks Online For Use

From the AP:

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore says it has digitized and catalogued more than 600 American paintings and other artworks, making them available for download and public use.

[High quality images available for download.]

The new digital archive includes rarely seen works from John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and John La Farge, among other artists. The museum said it used a $111,615 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to pay for the project.

Additional details/examples in this news release.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. Details here.

Browse the Entire Walters Museum Digital Collection

Search the Entire Walters Museum Digital Collection

See Also:  Report From CLIR & Mellon Foundation Looks at Policies for Open Access to Images at 11 Art Museum (. (June 27, 2013)
The Walters Museum is discussed in the report.

See Also: Walters Museum Uploads 19,000 Photos to Wikimedia Commons (May 8, 2012)

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