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Uploaded in December 2010, this photo is used on the biography of Donald Bradman in twelve languages, and is also used on the article about Donald Bradman's batting technique, currently only available in English language. The image was only in use once until 12 June 2011 when Mvkulkarni23 (talk · contribs) added a gallery of images to many Wikipedia biographies. The Dutch language biography of Donald Bradman was created on 18 June, with this image, resulting in a surge of 29 pageviews on the day it was created.

This is the fourth progress report for the collaboration between the State Library of Queensland and Wikimedia community. This report was compiled between 6 September and XXX, summarising the activity from 1 April - 6 September, 2011.

The focus has been ....

Since the beginning of April there was a 60% increase in distinct images being used across the projects.


There are 16,945 from the State Library of Queensland in the category Category:Images from the State Library of Queensland (up from 14,018 last report). This includes the 66 Pre-collaboration uploads.



The most-used SLQ image, uploaded prior to the partnership with Wikimedia Commons. Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier arrive in Brisbane in 1948. The image is used in one or both of their biographies in 12 different languages.

810 distinct images (4.78%) are used in articles on 63 sites, in 54 languages of Wikipedia, Wikiversity, Wikisource, Wikiquote and Wiktionary. This is an increase of 301 images usages since last report (60% increase). Some images are used in multiple contexts, and in total these images make a total of 1280 appearances, including:

  • 776 appearances in ??? articles on English Wikipedia. This is an increase of 258 image usages since last month (50% increase).
  • 190 appearances in ?? articles on German Wikipedia, due to an increase of 118 images usages since last report (164% increase).
  • 110 appearances are now made in ?? articles on French Wikipedia.

At least ?? Wikipedia articles were created since April using these images. English Wikipedia created ??, German Wikipedia created ??, French Wikipedia created ??.