Photographs metadata published as Linked Open Data

The metadata of the photographs dealt with by the ALEGORIA project are published as Linked Open Data. They describe the following photographic fonds:

  • Obliques aerial photographs (IGN - Photothèque nationale)
  • Lapie (Archives nationales)
  • Ministère de la Reconstruction et de l'Urbanisme (Archives nationales)
  • Combier (Musée Nicéphore Niépce)


A short presentation of these collections can be found here and heat maps of their spatial distribution over the French territory here.

The metadata made available also provide reference gazetteers and thesaurus (corporate bodies, photography techniques types, etc.). For further information about ALEGORIA metadata access and query, please refer to this document.