Dataset Open Access
The dataset comprises French newspaper pages from 19th and early 20th century with annotated text. The page images were provided by the French National Library and comprise 183 pages (training 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. The guidelines with which the AS GT was created are uploaded here as well.