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Pôle images at the Centre des monuments nationaux now with English keywords

↑ Elizabeth II saluting veterans at the Arc de triomphe of the star on April 8, 1957 © Philippe Berthé / centre des monuments nationaux

fotofringe London 2014 exhibitor Pôle images of the Centre des monuments nationaux has announced …’In order to help you in your picture research, our database offers now keywords in English.’
Isabelle Grasswill at the collection told PAN ‘The translation of the short texts will seem probably somewhat ‘artisanal’, so all your comments and corrections are welcome! We hope, however, that this will be useful and that you will enjoy it !’
• About – The Pôle images of the Centre des monuments nationaux has a rich collection of nearly 450,000 photographs directly associated with the history of the establishment, successor to the Caisse nationale des monuments historiques et des sites.
This exceptional ensemble of documents, regularly updated, is not only an interesting source of information for professionals working in the field of photography but also individuals, art historians, architects, etc. eager to find an abundant iconography of architecture from prehistoric sites through to the present day. The images of the monuments’ collections whether they are of paintings, drawings, sculptures, books and prints or furniture, are another significant part of the collection.