EuropeanaPhotography is launched

EuropeanaPhotography (EUROPEAN Ancient PHOTOgraphic vintaGe repositoRies of DigitAized Pictures of Historic qualitY) is a project governed by a unique consortium (19 representatives from 13 member states), uniting some of the most prestigious photographic collections from archives, public libraries, museums and photo-agencies covering 100 years of photography - from 1839 (with the first images from Fox Talbot and Daguerre) to the beginning of the Second World War (1939). The KIK-IRPA contributes with a part of its vast photo collection.

EuropeanaPhotography is funded within the Competitiveness and Innovation framework programme 2007-2013. It will run for 36 months, from 1 February 2012 to 31 January 2015.

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