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Improving the context of items in BL's Flickr Commons
The following are listed so that we can help form a consensus about how certain broad terms are used to tag the set. Please add to these, as well as suggesting
for others to use.
Tags in use: (non machine tags)
The image is primarily a map, cartographic view, projection or other geographical representation:
for the coordinates of the centre of the
where _ is a letter of an alphabet
The image shows a decorated character eg "
" for example
Depictions of buildings and other structures.
s for the style
Decorative ornamentations, embellishments and printed motifs.
Examples of music, musical scores, songs and so on
Portraits of people
Any examples of costumes, clothing, fashion, working clothes and so on.
" or "
" (and "
Use this to tell us that the picture needs to be rotated clockwise (or counterclockwise)
We'll tag an image with "
" or "
" to show that this has been done.
File contains multiple images, which should be separated.,
Adding to Wikimedia Commons
Due to the known lack of context and eclectic nature of the uploaded images, it is not sensible to upload the images from Flickr indiscriminately to Wikipedia Commons without adding context. Please follow
their page of guidance
and see that page for how to approach adding illustrations from the Flickr Commons collections to Wikimedia.
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"