Tag Archives: Flickr

Why I’m making my whole vintage photo collection Public Domain

This month is Public Domain Month and it has prompted me to do something that has been on my mind for some time. I have decided to change the license on my entire personal collection of vintage photographs to Public Domain: … Continue reading

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New Flickr Commons tools – ‘on this day’ & interactive map

I’ve been having a play with some new tools to help people explore the wealth of images that exist on Flickr Commons. The first one is a gallery which allows you to view images from certain dates, and not just … Continue reading

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Mapping Flickr Commons

Update 6 Oct 2012 – I now have a web-based map up and running Did you know that Flickr Commons, home to some of the finest images from many of the best public collections in the world, currently has 181,247 … Continue reading

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In focus: Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. 1846

As seen on Flickr Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. 1846 Image by The Library of Congress Click on image to view original on Flickr This wonderful image, a quarter plate daguerreotype, is currently the oldest image in my … Continue reading

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In focus: Vintage Photograph Groups on Flickr

I administer a number of groups on Flickr, some of which I’ll no doubt feature and promote in due course. But for starters be sure to check out the Vintage Photographs [Directory] group. Like other self-proclaimed meta-groups on Flickr (there’s … Continue reading

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