Thursday March 31, 2011

Stunning peek into Prague's 868-year-old Strahov monastery library

A virtual tour of this ‘museum of the book’ courtesy a 40-gigapixel, 360-degree panorama of its Baroque reading room. The quality is such you can zoom in and read the spines of the books. And here’s a challenge – spot two hidden doors, masked with fake book spines, that lead to secret stairways.

Wired magazine have a great article on how it was done:

The next challenge is to digitise every page, without breaking the spine.

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