British Printed Images to 1700 (bpi1700)

Description: 

"Began in April 2006, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under their Resource Enhancement Scheme" and "led by Professor Michael Hunter from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London, bpi1700 is a collaboration between Birkbeck and technical staff at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College, London." The British Printed Images to 1700 is a digital archive and library housing the prints and book illustrations of the Early Modern era. The project aims to offer various resources that expand scholarly knowledge of and understanding of the print library. The project is centred on a searchable print database that allows access to thousands of images.

Director(s): 
John Bradley
Contact: 
m.hunter@bbk.ac.uk
Access: 
open
Description of data: 

Digital library of prints and book illustrations from early modern Britain.

period: 
1700s/17th Century
geographical region: 
United Kingdom
funding bodies: 
the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Platforms: 
HTML Framework
Javascript
Number of items: 
5 772
Affiliation(s): 
Arts & Humanities Research Council, Birkbeck University of London, V&A, King's College of London, The British Museum
Location: 
England
tools: 

Image, Description, Production, Comment, Subjects, Impressions

authentication: 
Unknown
API: 
Content Area: 
Archives
Editions
Databases
Catalogues
Content area notes: 
Edition is used broadly here to reference the contextual material drafted and provided on the techniques, genres, and histriography of the images.