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Commons:British Library/Mechanical Curator collection/script

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Image extracted from page {{{PAGE}}} of {{{TITLE}}}, by {{{AUTHOR}}}. Original held and digitised by the British Library.

Note: The colours, contrast and appearance of these illustrations are unlikely to be true to life. They are derived from scanned images that have been enhanced for machine interpretation and have been altered from their originals.

This file is from the Mechanical Curator collection, a set of over 1 million images scanned from out-of-copyright books and released to Flickr Commons by the British Library.

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This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1924.


This template provides a preformed {{Artwork}} template for images from the British Library "Mechanical Curator" collection.

It also sets a Defaultsort, and through the template {{Mechanical Curator image}}, adds the image to Category:Images from the British Library and Category:Images from the British Library Mechanical Curator collection.

Parameters are:

  • VOLUME (blank if there is only a single volume)
  • PAGE
  • YEAR

Other parameters in the {{Artwork}} template, for example a description, can then be filled in by hand.


For File:Wild Turkey - Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada.jpeg, the template would be:

{{Subst:Commons:British Library/Mechanical Curator collection/script
  | VOLUME =
  | PAGE = 10
  | TITLE = The Sportsman and Naturalist in Canada, or notes on the Natural History of the Game, Game Birds, and Fish of that Country ... Illustrated with coloured plates and woodcuts
  | AUTHOR = KING, William Ross
  | YEAR = 1866
  | SHELFMARK = British Library HMNTS 10470.i.4
  | SYSTEM = 001969364
  | FLICKR =


{{Subst:Commons:British Library/Mechanical Curator collection/script
| PAGE = 
| TITLE = 
| YEAR = 
| SHELFMARK = British Library HMNTS