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National Maritime Museum API

The National Maritime Museum is the world's largest maritime museum. It has an API that makes collection data and images available

The museum also contribute to the Flickr Commons at <http:/ ...

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The CASE database (open version)

The CASE (Culture and Sport Evidence) database is "a unique and comprehensive resource for those working in culture and sport".

It currently holds over 12,000 studies from across the CASE sectors (sport, arts, heritage, museums, galleries, libraries and archives), undertaken internationally and wi ...

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Tate Collection Catalogue Data

Catalogue entries for the artworks held and the artists represented in the Tate Gallery collection and Tate Archive.

Artwork and Archive entries include

  • Artist(s)
  • Title
  • Date created
  • Reference number / Accession number
  • Medium description (e.g. Photograph)
  • Tate Website URL
  • Subject inde ...
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Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwiliam Museum in Cambridge has a collection of antiquities, decorative applied arts, coins and medals, manuscripts and rate books, paintings, drawings and prints - including Rembrandt etchings and handwritten music by Handel.

The museum has released its collection data - object data, basic ...

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Mechanical Curator's Cuttings

Mechanical Curator's Cuttings is a large (c. 500k) colletion of copyright free small illustrations and ornamentations, from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th Century books - curated by a robot.

The illustrations are derived semi-randomly, semi-thematically from digitised books in the British Libra ...

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The Public Domain Review

The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project working to make interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available online.

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Theatricalia

Theatricalia is a database of theatre productions. Anyone can add a production to add to the thousands already present on the site. Being a database of productions, Theatricalia is necessarily also a database of people, plays, places, and parts, but all revolving around the productions in which thos ...

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ICOM Red Lists Database

The Red Lists classify the endangered categories of archaeological objects or works of art in the most vulnerable areas of the world, in order to prevent them from being sold or illegally exported.

Red Lists are NOT a list of actual stolen objects ...

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Science Museum collections

Catalogue data for the collections of the Science Museum, National Railway Museum and National Media Museum.

The collections include objects relating to aeronautics, agriculture, astronomy, cinematography, medicine, materials, space, television, time measurement, transport and more. They range in s ...

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Open Plaques

A community project to find and catalogue heritage plaques (known mainly as 'blue plaques' in the UK).

The data contains the full inscription on each plaque, as well as information about its location, colour and the organisation who erected it.

Full data dumps are avaiable in various formats, as w ...

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Pepys' Diary

Daily entries from the 17th century diary of Samuel Pepys, republished as a blog and via RSS. A ten year labour of love from Phil Gyford.

The complete Diary had 3,434 entries and it has accumulated c.58,000 annotations from the site's community. Entries are cross referenced by characters and places ...

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