The National Trust’s 6000 paintings on microfiche

Large, unpublished collections now available


In l990 Mindata, the Bath-based specialist micro-publisher, acquired the titles formerly published by Ormonde Publishing, and details of these, many on colour microfiche, are included in the new l99l catalogue. Over the past fifteen years Mindata have developed the medium of pictorial silver-halide microfiche and microfilm. In this way, large unpublished pictorial and other collections have been made available. New titles include over 6,000 paintings in National Trust properties; London College of Fashion Designer Files (over 18,000 pages of designs from current fashion publications in Europe and the US); 8,500 costume prints in the British Museum and over 3,000 photographs from the National Photographic Record & Survey. For more information contact Mindata Ltd., Bathwick Hill, Bath, BA2 6LA. Tel. 02255 466447.

Appeared in The Art Newspaper Archive, 10 July 1991