Paul K (Peacay) Bibliodyssey Flickr

Paul K (Peacay), Sydney, Australia
Photo by Paul K from Flickr, used under CC BY 2.0.

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

This collection is a cabinet of curiosities compiled by Sydney-based Paul K (also known as PK or peakay). It contains rare book illustrations and drawings from digital repositories, covering a wide range of “styles, topics and time periods… from astronomy to zoology and from Art Nouveau to the Renaissance“, as indicated by PK. Each set of images are accompanied by a URL linking to the bibliodyssey website that contains the background commentaries. A book titled “BibliOdyssey : archival images from the Internet” was also published in 2007 based on the compilation. As of October 2015, more than 10,000 images have been uploaded to Flickr.

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 uploaded to the site are released under Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0). Attribution is therefore required and images can be cited by including the creator and CC license

e.g. Photo by Paul K from Flickr, used under CC BY 2.0.

e.g. Photo by Paul K from Flickr, used under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original.

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

Please check the Creative Commons license for full details before using images.
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