Very interesting. Congrats!
2013/7/1 Andrew Gray <andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk> > Hi all, > > Today, the British Library announced the Picturing Canada project to > mark Canada Day (1st July). Those of you who were at GLAM-Wiki in > April may remember this collection: it's a digitisation of the > Canadian Copyright Collection, 1895-1924, covering photographs > deposited for copyright registration in Canada during this period. > There's currently about 2,000 photographs, many of which are > composites of multiple images stuck together; all are available as > full-resolution TIFFs and JPEGs. > > There's more files still trickling up - including some interesting > aerial photographs, panoramas, and a collection of official > photographs from WWI - but almost all of the "general" images are now > online, and we're now just adding the oddities. Including the official > photographs, this will total around 4,000 works. Please do take a look > - there's some marvellous material in there. > > WMF: http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/07/01/picturing-canada/ (in > English and French; translation by Benoit Rochon) > BL: > http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/americas/2013/07/happy-canada-day.html > Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picturing_Canada > > Thanks to Wikimedia UK and the Eccles Centre for American Studies for > funding this, and to Phil Hatfield at the British Library for > championing the collection! > > Andrew. > > -- > - Andrew Gray > andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>