Picturing Canada

Canadian Copyright Collection from the British Library on Wikimedia Commons

This post was written by Andrew Gray and Philip Hatfield and was originally published on the blog of the Wikimedia Foundation here July 1st was Canada Day, and Wikimedia UK and the British Library announced the release of 2,000 historic photographs of Canada. Since September 2012, we’ve been working to digitise a collection of historic Canadian photographs… read more »

The British Library, Picturing Canada – and photos of cats

This post was written by Andrew Gray, Wikimedian in Residence at the British Library and was originally published here As the Picturing Canada digitisation project reaches critical mass the Library’s Wikipedian in Residence needs your help – and has photos of Canada’s cats to share. In 1895, an amendment to Canadian law allowed the British Museum… read more »