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/Forgotten Failures of African Exploration

Dane Kennedy reflects on two disastrous expeditions into Africa organized by the British in the early-19th century, and how their lofty ambitions crumbled before the implacable realities of the continent. …Continued       

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Sat, April 25 2015 » history, public domain » Comments Off on /Forgotten Failures of African Exploration

image is ubiquitous & unconstrainable

Here is a comprehensive list of sources for CC and public domain images With the pervasive access to online networks  by institutions and individuals, the sharing of image files via search engines, crowdsourced collections, U.S. Government collections and open source collections has caused a dissemination of photos, graphics and art works of tsunamic scale.

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Sun, July 13 2014 » public domain » Comments Off on image is ubiquitous & unconstrainable

The Met uploads 400K public domain works

“Through this new, open-access policy, we join a growing number of museums that provide free access to images of art in the public domain. I am delighted that digital technology can open the doors to this trove of images from our encyclopedic collection.” _Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

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Tue, May 20 2014 » public domain » Comments Off on The Met uploads 400K public domain works