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2014: Top 20 Searches on Europeana

So this year is almost over and now we’re ready to ask – what were you all looking for on Europeana this year? Millions of you from the four the corners of the globe visited Europeana.eu in 2014 to search, browse …


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Europeana Fashion has a New Look

By Gabrielle de Pooter, Communication Advisor Online Media Europeana Fashion Project – Europeana Fashion has a new look! We are still presenting the fashion-and costume collections from European museums and institutions (over 540.000 items by now!), but you can now …


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New Exhibition: 1514. Book. 2014

In 2014, it was 500 years ago that the first book was printed. To commemorate this significant period in time, we created a virtual exhibition together with the National Library of Latvia. The printed book changed the world by first …


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Dancing on ice in an attic

(A version of this blog was first published on Europeana Sounds) It’s nearly time to bring out the skates. There’s a promising nip in the air, and although we have a long way to go before the canals and lakes …


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Introducing the Tallinn Collector

The Tallinn Collector is a website that showcases Soviet-era tourism guides and brochures to the Estonian capital, Tallinn. It gives its readers a glimpse of what life was like in the 70’s and 80’s, and a taste of Soviet propaganda. …


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Claude Monet: Rejecting the Traditional Approach

On November 14 in 1840, one of the founders of the Impressionism movement was born on the fifth floor of 45 rue Laffitte, in the ninth arrondissement of Paris. Oscar-Claude Monet started this movement along with his friends Renoir, Sisley …