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Germanisches Nationalmuseum Object Catalogue

Description The Germanisches Nationalmuseum, founded in 1852, is the largest museum of cultural history in the German-speaking region. It is a foundation under public law and member of the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft (Leibniz Association). The 26 collection areas consist of, besides the museum’s collections with about 700,000 objects, a historical archive and the German Art Archive with gifts and bequests in the visual arts. The research library contains more than 650,000 volumes in the areas of European art and cultural history. The Institute for Art Technology and Conservation is one of the largest institutes of its kind in Germany. The museum exhibition, the library and archives are open to the public. Other research facilities are accessible on appointment. The holdings of the collections are continuously digitized and published through the online catalogue. The catalogue has been available since ca. 2002, with a new and expanded version in 2006 and in 2010 the addition of images. The current version is from 2013. More than 30,000 images illustrate the ca. 70,000 objects.
URL http://objektkatalog.gnm.de
Status Operational since 2002
Scientific Domains Social Sciences and Humanities
RI Categorization Repositories
Location Kartäusergasse 1, Nürnberg, 90402, Bavaria, Germany
MERIL URL http://portal.meril.eu/meril/view/facilitys/14974