Ok sorry, I could only read the text of the email, I can't open the images
from here right now, my bad.

JP


On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:38 AM, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
wrote:

> On 28 July 2017 at 13:28, Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca>
> wrote:
>
> > Maybe I misunderstand what you wrote, but from what I read they do not
> > claim copyright over the objects. They only tell you "do not take
> pictures
> > of it". Even if an object is in the public domain, the actual physical
> > object is still their property and they can do whatever they want with
> it,
> > it does not have to be displayed and they don't have to allow photographs
> > of it even if it is exposed. However, if such photographs str taken, they
> > cannot restrict their distribution. This is not a case of "copyfraud"
> from
> > that point of view.
>
> If you view the images to which Fae linked, the objects are clearly
> labelled "protected by copyright". This has no basis in UK law.
>
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