Free access to 400.000. digital images. Met. Descarga libre de 400.000 fotos digitales del Metropolitan de Nueva York

El Museo Metropolitano de Nueva York uno de los más importantes del mundo por sus fondos permite el acceso libre a 400.000 imágenes de sus fondos.
Así se suma a otras iniciativas de museos americanos que, más tarde o temprano, seguro serán seguidas por otros museos del mundo......espero.

The Metropolitan Museum’s initiative—called Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC)—provides access to images of art in its collection that the Museum believes to be in the public domain and free of other known restrictions; these images are now available for scholarly use in any media. Works that are covered by the new policy are identified on the Museum’s website ( with the acronym OASC. 

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The Imperial Yacht La Reine Hortense, Le Havre

Gustave Le Gray
(French, 1820–1884)

Date: 1856
Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions: Image: 31.8 x 41.3 cm (12 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.) Mount: 53.1 x 66.3 cm (20 7/8 x 26 1/8 in.)
Classification: Photographs
Credit Line: Gilman Collection, Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2005
Accession Number: 2005.100.273

Mediterranean with Mount Agde

Gustave Le Gray
(French, 1820–1884)

Date: 1857
Medium: Albumen silver print from two glass negatives
Dimensions: 31.8 x 40.9 cm. (12 1/2 x 16 1/8 in.)
Classification: Photographs
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.99.1