MediaWiki:UploadFormSourceHelp

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Source: Where did this file originally come from? Give as much information as you can. If you need more than one line, click the button to the right of the field.

Source information is mandatory for all uploads to the Commons. Please do not upload files taken from known bad sources, and be careful with uploads from problematic sources.

If you give a URL as the immediate image source, make sure it's a URL to an image description, or to a web page where the image is used. A link to the plain image file is of no use.