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Flickr Commons Celebrates 5th Birthday

Last week saw 5 years since the Library of Congress became the inaugural member of Flickr Commons. Since then it has grown to 56 institutions and just under 250,000 images. What's more over 28,000 images have had a location set, and over 50,000 have had an estimated date recorded. This has made it possible for me to do some interesting experiments…

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Added by James Morley on January 22, 2013 at 20:21 — No Comments

Public interpretation of old photos - new historypin.com website launched

For anyone who has an interest in public access to and interpretation of old images you might be interested in www.historypin.com which officially launched on Monday, after about a year in 'beta'.  The launch coincided with the availability of new features and also a mobile app (currently just for Android smartphones).  One of the key features is being able to discover the photographs taken at any location - including the ones taken near where you are…

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Added by James Morley on July 13, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

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