Yashiro Letters Database
- Villa I Tatti
- The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
On-going since 2020
This effort presents the existing correspondence between Bernard Berenson and Yukio Yashiro. Both of them were among the most influential art historians in the West and in Japan, respectively. Yashiro Letters Database is result of an international collaboration between three institutions closely linked with Berenson and Yashiro: Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence (founded by Berenson).
- Data Transformation & Importing of the Content of Yashiro letters to Berenson
- Data Mappings & URI generation
- Graphical User Interface implementation
- Data Visualization
- Digital Exhibition of the Yashiro Letters
- Annotation of Persons & Places with Letter Content
- Support of Multilinguality (English & Japanese)
- Link Letter Content to People and Places as well as other Resources (i.e. WikiData entities)
- Explore Letters with Facets
- Getting there.