Category Archives: Digital Humanities

101 Masterworks: Art and Science in the Museums and Libraries of Madrid

This new project focuses on 101 objects belonging to a number of collections in Madrid –including many not so well-known institutions. Conceived and directed by Sandra Sáenz-López (CSIC), it features contributions from a large number of researchers and curators. The … Continue reading

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Mesoamerican Painted Manuscripts at the Latin American Library (Tulane University)

Great digital collection, Mesoamerican Painted Manuscripts at the Latin American Library (Latin American Library, Tulante University) – with reproductions of original and rare copies of Mexican manuscripts painted in the native pictorial tradition. You can search the collection following this link. … Continue reading

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Mapping Babel: A Sixteenth-Century Indigenous Map from Mexico

Great interactive description of an early modern map of Mexico drawn by a local artist: “Mapping Babel: A Sixteenth-Century Indigenous Map from Mexico“, by Barbara E. Mundy in The Appendix. A new journal of narrative & experimental history  

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Museums & Digital Imaging

I learn via this Open Culture post that Washington’s National Gallery of Art has made thousands of images of artwork freely available online (access via the NGA Images repository) Also, thanks to an article by Nina Siegal published in the … Continue reading

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Perseus Digital Library

Great resource for texts & images, specially Greek and Roman materials: the Perseus Digital Library

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Digital Public Library of America

A new digital text & images resource: Digital Public Library of America

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Online exhibition: Going for Baroque. The Iconography of the Ornamental Map

Interesting online exhibition organised by Harvard College Library: Going for Baroque. The Iconography of the Ornamental Map

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An Intellectual Map of Science in the Spanish Empire, 1600-1810

An Intellectual Map of Science in the Spanish Empire, 1600-1810 (Project leader: Marcelo Aranda) Other Digital Humanities at Stanford University: Mapping the Republic of Letters Athanasius Kircher’s Correspondence

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The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents 1610 to 1791

The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents 1610 to 1791

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Munich Digitization Center – Digital Library

Digital Collections / Digital Library – Munich Digitization Center.

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