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The aim of the proposed project is to mashup data from two (and eventually more) distributed cultural heritage resources in a single research tool. The resources in question are the digital collection catalog of the Amsterdam Museum (AM) [1] and the ECARTICO database [2] of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The AM hosts one of The Netherlands’ most thoroughly digitized collections, which spans cultural productivity from past to present and from ‘high’ to ‘low’ art. ECARTICO contains structured biographical data on cultural entrepreneurs from the 16 & 17th century Low Countries and their relatives and relations. Combining these resources would result in an artefact-actor-network with a proven research potential [3] for exploring the structure and dynamics of Amsterdam as a creative city in the Dutch Golden Age.

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