The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals awarded the 2023 Field Development Grant to our project ‘Multimodal AI, Image Analysis, and the Illustrated Periodical Press. ’

We will apply state-of-the-art multimodal machine learning to explore the illustrated world(s) of the nineteenth-century press!

Excited to work on this project with Paul Fyfe, Ben Lee, and Julia Thomas!

Read more about the project in our proposal or on the RSVP website

The first front-page of the Illustrated London News (14 May 1842)