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PHAROS Image database launch

PHAROS Image database launch

June 29, 2016

The Pharos consortium is delighted to announce the launch of a database to perform visual searches on images designed by computer scientist John Resig.  In its initial phase, the database holds 91,086 images of Italian works of art from six of the fourteen member institutions. Read more about PHAROS Image database launch

PHAROS is an international consortium of fourteen European and North American art historical photo archives committed to creating a digital research platform allowing for comprehensive consolidated access to photo archive images and their associated scholarly documentation.  The PHAROS collections collectively contain an estimated 31 million images documenting works of art and architecture and the history of photography itself. The consortium is actively looking for funding and technology partners to advance this work.