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Trade Card Explorer

A 3D experiment by Cogapp, created for DPLAFest 2016

Mobile phone

Tilt the screen to look around.

Press and hold the screen to move.

Google Cardboard v2

Tap the Goggle icon to activate, and put the phone into the viewer.

Tilt your head to look around.

Press and hold the button to move.

Desktop

Cursor keys to look around.

Press and hold the mouse button to move; move the mouse to change direction.

Credits

The data and images are provided from the Boston Public Library's 19th Century Trade Card collection, served at progressively higher resolutions using the IIIF Image API.