Copyright of the images is retained by the relevant institutions or
organisations, to which reproduction requests should be addressed.
In 1990 Mindata acquired the titles formerly published by Ormonde and
these are incorporated in this website.
However, should any of our titles be subsequently published in
electronic or digital media, Mindata undertakes to accept return
of microform editions for credit towards editions in the new
Identification of individual images can present a problem to
microform users; all Mindata pictorial monochrome microfiche
include caption or reference details on each frame. Typical of
the information given is: name of artist, title and description
of work, dimensions, museum or gallery reference number, negative
number. Mindata microfilm images include frame reference numbers
keyed to printed indexes.
Where appropriate, a printed index and table of contents is provided
with each microform collection. Artist indexes are in alphabetical
order while the decorative arts are usually filmed in chronological
order by type of object, grouped separately by country. Buildings
and monuments are indexed topographically.
Microfiche have an eye-legible title strip with sequential numbering,
and eye-legible title frames. Many microfiche collections are
presented in A4 library ring binders, with fiche in slotted panels.
This makes for convenience in use and in locating and replacing
individual fiche. Where binders are not provided, fiche are supplied
in individual acid-free envelopes. Microfilm reels are supplied
in labelled boxes.
The following symbols are used in this website to indicate, as
appropriate for each title:
||105mm x 148mm microfiche
||105mm x 148mm microfiche
Fiche binder(s) provided
DETAILS OF INDIVIDUAL TITLES
This website inevitably gives only brief information for each title.
Comprehensive and mainly illustrated brochures are available for
most titles and will gladly be sent on request.
All Mindata monochrome pictorial microfiche and microfilm images
incorporate a negative number, or means by which a reproduction-quality
print can be ordered.
MUSEUM & GALLERY REFERENCES
Additional information on any of the hundreds of thousands of
items reproduced in these micropublications can be sought from
the institution holding the original, quoting the reference on
Most of the microfiche illustrations were filmed from high-quality
photographic prints, allowing considerable enlargement of the fiche
image. Others, and all the microfilm images, were filmed from the original
drawings, watercolours, engravings and etchings.
Monochrome microfiche are silver-halide positive duplicates of
archival quality. They conform to international standards and may
be read on any viewer designed to accept 105mm x 148mm microfiche,
fitted with an 18x - 24x lens. Colour fiche use film stock having
exceptional resolving power and have the same permanence as colour
slides. Microfilm is 35mm unperforated silver-halide stock, of
archival quality and positive image. Microforms found to be physically
sub-standard will be replaced at no charge.
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