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Millions of historic images posted to Flickr | BBC News

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An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historic copyright-free images.

Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added. The photos and drawings are sourced from more than 600 million library book pages scanned in by the Internet Archive organisation. The images have been difficult to access until now.

Read more: BBC News: Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

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This entry was posted on August 29, 2014 by in News, Photos & Clip Art and tagged , , , , , .

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