Dataset Open Access
The dataset comprises finnish newspaper pages from 19th century with carefully annotated text. The page images were provided by the National Library Finland (NLF) and comprise 200 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.