The new website, called the Collections portal, was launched on January 8th and offers powerful search and filtering options for finding specific artworks.
“Making this data available guarantees that our digital files can be freely accessed and reused by anyone or everyone, without any technical, legal or financial restraints, whether for commercial use or not,” Paris Musées says in a press release.
The new collection is a treasure trove of historical French photography, with some of the earliest work made in the country by some of the most well-known French photography pioneers.
See Paris Museums Put 60,000+ Historic Photos Online, Copyright-Free
Paris Musées, a group of 14 public museums in Paris, has made a splash by releasing high-res digital images for over 100,000 artworks through a new online