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July 18, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Top 10 most viewed Europeana Objects for June

In the month of June, despite the quite nice weather in large parts of Europe, people still found the time to look at Europeana. These were the most viewd objects in Europeana:

1. as usual: Girl with the Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer:
Meisje met de parel

2. a painting by Chrstoph Nathe: Bei Osterode (Harz):
Bei Osterode (Harz);Pejzaż z okolic Osterode am Harz

3. a repeat performance of last month’s surprise: Willy Stahle, Dutch waterskiing champion from the 1970s:
Nationale waterski-kampioenschappen op de Bosbaan, Willy Stahle (kop)

4. a ‘high school graduation’ picture from Bangalore in the 1860s:
Group of matriculation class, Bangalore High School

5. Newton’s Principiea – always a steady performer:
Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica / 1

6. a London City map from the 1630s – could this be the elusive ‘cultural tourist’ at work?
the Cittie of London 31

7. another usual suspect: the pendant of the jumping horse:
La pendeloque au cheval sautant

8. A wedding picture of Dutch soccer goalie Jan van Beeveren – is this again a result of Andere Tijden Sport?
Keeper Jan van Beveren , gehuwd met Petra Warringa

9. another nice WW1 story: a mascotte made for a ‘marechal de logis’, Louis Danton:

10. another school photo from India in the 1800s:
Group of Parsee pupils and masters in class of the Elphinstone High School, Bombay


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