Distributing Images of Historical and Cultural Significance: The Digital Ark Launches E-Commerce Site to Help Clients Generate Revenue from Their Historic Collections
The Digital Ark Store allows customers to quickly and easily browse, search and purchase thousands of high-quality images of historical and cultural significance. Museum-quality archival prints can be shipped worldwide and are suitable for framing, interior design, gifts and exhibit display. Digital files are available for immediate download and can be used for advertising and for publication in print, multimedia, television, and film/video.
These images represent a sampling of the collections from the Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA), Newport Historical Society, Photography + Preservation Associates, as well as photographers including
The Steamship Historical Society believes their online digital archive is an example of how historical organizations are using new technologies to broaden their appeal. According to
The Digital Ark has spent many years working with cutting-edge hardware and software technologies in high-resolution digital image capture, post-processing and customized database development. The Digital Ark serves as the steward of their clients’ digital assets by providing cost-effective and sustainable solutions for digitally preserving and sharing collections online while also generating additional revenue streams. “Small to mid-sized cultural heritage institutions do not have the resources to hire and train staff, and purchase equipment required to maintain state-of-the-art digitizing facilities and manage the back-end technologies of online digital repositories,” said
To browse and purchase images, visit: http://www.TheDigitalArkStore.com
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