Master image

Impact Centre of Competence

A digital image, also referred to as a master image, that has been captured at the highest practicable quality or resolution, usually for long-term usage. Archival images of this sort are normally stored in an offline mode and are accessed only for the production of surrogate or
derivative images. Reference: Australian Museums and Galleries Online [http://archive.amol.org.au/capture/course/glossary.html]

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