Tuesday, May 09, 2017

How Do You Digitize a 357-Year-Old Atlas That’s Nearly 6 Feet Tall?

According to Atlas Obscura:
If you’re the British Library, you get creative and set up a special studio to photograph the titanic Klencke Atlas.

The British Library has a video of the process:


Richard L Hess said...

Fascinating! Thanks for sharing. Do you know what resolution they ended up with? The one detail they showed looked pretty detailed.

Jill Hurst-Wahl said...

Richard, nothing I can find gives the resolution. It would be nice if that detail was easy to find, as well as what equipment they used.