A big Merry Christmas from the Open Knowledge Foundation to all our friends and supporters! In the festive spirit, we’ve put together a few images, texts and audio recordings from various open knowledge projects for your delectation. If you’d have any suggestions for things to add, please let us know in the comments below. See you again in 2010!

Wikimedia Commons

Utagawa Hiroshige, “Snow falling on a town”

Utagawa Hiroshige, “A river among snowy mountains”

Utagawa Hiroshige, “Nichiren going into exile on the island of Sado”

Utagawa Hiroshige, “Oi on the Kisokaido”

Caspar David Friedrich, Winterlandschaft mit Kirche (Winter landscape with church)

Caspar David Friedrich, Verschneite Hütte (Hut in Snow)


Caspar David Friedrich, Hünengrab im Schnee (Dolmen in Snow)

Caspar David Friedrich, Der Chasseur im Walde (The Chasseur in the Forest)

Flickr Commons

‘The Isefiorden, Spitzbergen, Norway’ from the Library of Congress

‘Snow field, Australian alps’ from the Powerhouse Museum

‘Le port de Venasque, Luchon’ by Bibliothèque de Toulouse

Project Gutenberg

Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol and Some Christmas Stories

Clement Clarke Moore, Twas the Night before Christmas


Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

Clement Clarke Moore, Twas the Night before Christmas

Christmas Carols

Internet Archive

Christmas 78 Miscellany

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Dr. Jonathan Gray is Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, where he is currently writing a book on data worlds. He is also Cofounder of the Public Data Lab; and Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about his work can be found at jonathangray.org and he tweets at @jwyg.

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