Wikimedia contributions

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In 2016, the Folger began donating images and metadata to Wikimedia Commons, beginning with map images from STC 18855. These digital images are released under a CC BY-SA license.

Folger images available through Wikimedia Commons

Metadata Policies

  • Only one date field is available in Wikimedia Commons.
    • For maps in atlases and illustrations in books, use the bibliographic date rather than the image date.
    • For prints and letters bound into extra illustrated volumes, use the date of the bound-in item rather than the date from the bibliographic record.