The national canvas:
Every painting the nation owns, online within six years. They’re already producing the goods, in terms of a series of books. No, it’s not the result of all those all well-funded 1990s ‘digitisation committees’. The PCF is the result of a few people’s passion, a shoestring budget, and a lot of shoeleather. I’m reminded of Kipling’s characterision of the English: “…they do things inversely and, perpetually appearing to dig their own graves, by some means erect world-beheld monuments…”