Sixty thousand objects in the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library's collection have now been catalogued and can be viewed online.
Sixty thousand objects can be viewed online at museumcollection.winterthur.org.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library’s received new collections management software in 2005, and since then over 70 staff members and volunteers have catalogued the collection of nearly 90,000 objects.
Catalogued items include 16,000 ceramics, 14,500 metals, 11,000 textiles and needlework, 3,500 prints and maps, 3,200 glass objects, 3,000 pieces of furniture and other items such as architectural elements, paintings, tools, toys, games and works on paper. Nearly 152,000 digital images have been added to the database.
A grant from the Jane du Pont Lunger Residual Trust Fund helped start the process. Several other grants also assisted.
To view the collections, visit museumcollection.winterthur.org.