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Creation of the BMSatire Descriptions corpus

Baker, James; Salway, Andrew

Data and documentation related to the creation of the BMSatire Descriptions corpus, produced as part of the British Academy funded project 'Curatorial Voice: legacy descriptions of art objects and their contemporary uses'.

All data are derived from text written by M. Dorothy George and published between 1935 and 1954 as volumes 5 to 11 of the Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. This text is published in lightly edited form by the British Museum via ResearchSpace as linked open data at The data, text and images available via this service are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license (Research Space, 2016; accessed 10 September 2018).

Code is licensed under a GNU General Public License v3.0.

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