Fifties Friday: Coventry in the 50s

Fifties Friday: Coventry in the 50s
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img. courtesy topfoto.co.uk.

From the curatorial effort of the EU project 1950s in Europe Kaleidoscope, every week on Friday there’s a new set of carefully selected photographs to be explored on the project’s website. The exhibition we present today is a special one created and offered by project partner TopFoto on the occasion of the User Engagement workshop “Rephotography: Coventry Then and Now” to be held on 3rd December 2019, organized by Coventry University.

The gallery includes tens of historical pictures showing the re-development of Coventry in the 1950s which modernised the city from the heavy bomb damage of WW2

Visit! http://fifties.withculture.eu/home/collection/5dc93f664c74790d0b701362


The Kaleidoscope annotation campaigns are still ongoing, join us!

What we’re looking for: creative minds to add descriptive tags to 1950s photographs sourced from Europeana.eu, Europe’s largest portal to digital cultural heritage

Why we’re doing this: because metadata matters. We believe that adding relevant keywords to images will make them more easily discoverable in the treasure throve that is Europeana:

  • Surf to withcrowd.eu
  • Enter a campaign (Style & Design or Transport & Travel)
  • Add or upvote tags to the pictures
  • Work your way up to the top of the rankings

And afterwards don’t forget to share your impressions via the online survey. Thanks!!

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Contacts

Photoconsortium, International Consortium for Photographic Heritage

Via della Bonifica 69, 56037 Peccioli, Pisa, Italy

info@photoconsortium.net

 

All the photographs in this website are licensed under Creative Commons.

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THEMATIC AGGREGATOR ON PHOTOGRAPHY

FOR EUROPEANA