On 1 July 2013 19:29, Andrew Gray <andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk> wrote:

> 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.

Hmm are we going to need to include a dislaimer with regards to some of the
captions? Eg:


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