Sunday, November 29, 2009

Google Map of Early European Photographs

Huis Doorn Photo Collection


The Huis Doorn own a database of photographs from the collection of the German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859 - 1941). In 2007 they began digitising the 12,000 photos housed in this collection. So far, 5,500 photos have been processed.

As well as digitising the collection the Huis Doorn are also geo-tagging the collection and displaying the photographs on a Google Map. Clicking on the photograph on the map will take you to a dedicated page for the photograph with detailed information about the selected image.

The website is available in English and Dutch.

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