'Life in Miniature' Project launched

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel virtually lauched ‘Life in Miniature’ project in collaboration between National Museum, New Delhi and Google Arts and Culture, on Thurday.

Hundreds of miniature paintings on the theme of nature, love , celebration, faith and power from the museum can now be seen through the Google Arts & Culture application in a new way.

The Google Arts and Culture application lets the users to magnify the image by manifolds to see the intricate details of the paintings. People would now be able to see the extraordinary details of miniature collections such as that from the Ramayana, Royal Saga, Pahari Style in just a few clicks.

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The project uses technologies such as machine learning, augmented reality and digitization with high definition robotic cameras to showcase these special works of art in a magical new way.

The National Museum in New Delhi is the premiere cultural institution of India and has antiquities and art objects of more than 5000 years. During the pandemic, the museum has been actively attempting at getting digital engagement from visitors at online mode.

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