Month: January 2017

Lost WW1 memorial plaque of HMS Laurentic fireman returned to family thanks to Europeana 1914-1918

A lost World War One memorial plaque – dedicated to fireman Thomas McGarry who died in the sinking of the HMS Laurentic in 1917 – has been returned to his family decades later thanks to Europeana 1914-1918. Thomas McGarry was a fireman on board the HMS Laurentic which sunk while travelling from Ireland to Canada when […]

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3D model of burial tomb

Exploring 3D on Europeana with Sketchfab

We’re excited to announce a new way to explore cultural heritage in 3D on Europeana Collections using Sketchfab. 3D is a growing and exciting new way to discover cultural heritage online. Europeana Collections aims to continue to innovate to provide you with direct access to cultural heritage whenever possible. With some of our cultural heritage […]

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Maggy’s picks: Serbian postcards, Macedonian contemporary art and Dutch polder maps

New year means new additions to! In this blog series, we hand pick some intriguing cultural heritage materials for you. This time we focus on libraries’ collections from the Balkan area. Dive in! First, National Library of Serbia brings you a great collection of materials that can be used non-commercially, under the Creative Commons License Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC). You can […]

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Access easily sounds from Europeana Sounds Collections!

By navigating through the above feature, you now have an easy and single access point to the material the Europeana Sounds consortium shared with you during the last two years and a half! Whether you are interested in non Western classical music, spoken word performance recordings or sound effect recordings, come and browse to find […]

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#museumselfie day: Seven artists’ self-portraits

Today is #MuseumSelfie day, where museum-goers are encouraged to have fun by taking selfies in museums. But museums have been home to another kind of selfie for many years: the self-portrait. We’ve selected seven self-portrait paintings to get a sense of the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves through time. From Albrecht Dürer, an […]

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Europeana Radio – discover, listen and tag the music from Europeana Music Collections.

Europeana Radio gives you an easy access to Europe’s sound treasures, where you are free to browse, listen and tag. Almost 200,000 tracks collected  from sound archives across 12 European countries  are now available on Europeana Radio. You can browse a wide range of sound recordings (Classical, Folk, Traditional and Popular music, Languages and dialects, Spoken-word, […]

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