Dataset Open Access
The dataset comprises finnish newspaper pages from late 18th till early 20th century with carefully corrected text. The page images were provided by the National Library Finland (NLF) and comprise 526 pages (training set) and 8 pages (validation set). The data are formed according to the PAGE format (cf. Cf. https://github.com/PRImA-Research-Lab/PAGE-XML/) and were produced with the Transkribus platform with support of the NewsEye and the READ project.