National Media Museum Flickr CommonsNational Media Museum, Bradford, United Kingdom
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
The National Media Museum is situated in the UNESCO city of film, Bradford in United Kingdom. It houses more than 3.5 million items in their collections that are of cultural significance to photography, cinematography and television. The museum contributed about 580 photographs to Flickr Commons, which include photography equipment, famous photographers and writers, British Royal Family, significant events and world’s first moving pictures. Each image includes commentary provided by the museum.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject 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 Terms 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 Terms 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 Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
Images uploaded have “no known copyright restrictions“. No citation requirements known. Image can be cited by including the creator (if known), title, date, source and URL of the image.
e.g. Lee and Turner Colour Projector, 1902. Digital image. National Media Museum Flickr Commons. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmediamuseum/7996004472/in/album-72157631558018499
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