[mla-nynj] New Digital Collection at NYAM: The William S. Ladd Collection of Prints
clevinson at nyam.org
Thu Dec 20 16:48:22 UTC 2018
The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce the newly digitized William S. Ladd Collection of Prints. This collection consists of 671 prints, primarily portraits, dating from the 17th century through the early 19th century, showcasing many of the formative authors and thinkers of these years. The digitization of this collection also provides an opportunity for researchers, conservators, artists, and the general public to explore early print technology from any web-enabled device. This project was completed with the help of funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program.
To learn more, check out this blog post by our Head of Digital, Dr. Robin Naughton, explaining the process and providing examples of the material in the collection: https://nyamcenterforhistory.org/2018/12/19/digitizing-the-william-s-ladd-collection-of-prints/
CARRIE LEVINSON, MSLIS
Reference Services and Outreach Librarian
The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY 10029
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