In an official blog post Google said, “Miniatures are rich in detailed representations of topics that have shaped Indian culture. Thanks to machine learning, you can now discover these attributes across a collection of miniature paintings. Select from tags like ‘face’, ‘animal’, or even ‘moustache’, and see where these features occur!”
Google also mentioned that it deployed an art camera to produce the most vivid images of masterpieces. Using these images the company created over 75 in-painting tours so that the users can appreciate details like wisps of smoke from firecrackers, or see the finesse and variety of every person’s attire in this royal procession—flourishes that you wouldn’t be able to see well with the naked eye.
The virtual collection includes 1,200 high resolution images from 25 collections all around the world and more than 75 stories, depicting scenes that include legendary marriage processions, the joy of being among nature, or epic battles.