Digital portraits

This e-collection contains scanned portraits of about 24,000 Danes. Altogether the collection contains about 37,000 pictures. Of those Danes whose portraits have been scanned, at least one portrait per name is online accessible. The copyright act a limit has been stipulates that the person portrayed must have died before 1935. The collection of digital Danish portraits is continually being extended.

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Portraitdatabase : Portraits in the Royal Library, Denmark 

A digital collection of portraits of prominent Danish women and men found in various collections held by the department. At present (March 2010) 28 women and men are presented online and this number will steadily increase.The goal is to present all known pictures of a certain person that may be found in our collections along with the information that may be found on the individual picture. For this reason both sides of the picture have been scanned.
 

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