BILDGEIST

Eva Elisabeth Stockinger, Munderfing, Austria

Description icon-questionA descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.

BILDGEIST is a “visual journal of scientific illustrations, illuminated manuscripts, photographs, prints and artworks from the public domain“. The images are of various themes including astronomy, alchemy, mythology, cartography, anthropology, zoology, botany, and general curiosa. Users can filter the contents by period, categories and keyword tags.

Collection Type icon-questionBroad terms that define the type of digital collection

Subject icon-question Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.

Style Period icon-questionTerms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute

Work Types icon-questionTerms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.

Openness icon-questionOpenness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).

Allow Reuse, Redistribute, Revise and Remix for educational and non-commercial purposes

Allow Reuse, Redistribute, Revise and Remix for educational and non-commercial purposes

Notes on Usage icon-questionAdditional notes on the terms of use on the digital images in the collection.

Images on this site are either on public domain or licensed under Creative Commons (CC). For those under CC licences, attribution is required and images can be cited by including the source of the image (if any), CC license and any modifications made:

e.g. Image from Biodiversity Heritage Library via BILDGEIST, used under CC BY 2.0.

e.g. Image from Biodiversity Heritage Library via BILDGEIST, used under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original.

For more information on acknowledging images with other citation styles, refer here.

Please refer to the specific open license for each image before using.
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