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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Licensed-PD/doc.

Provide some formatting and internationalization to cases where image has separate licenses for the object photographed and the photograph


{{Licensed-PD |1= |2= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
object license object license, which can take 2 formats: empty required
2 photograph license photograph license, which can take 2 formats:
  • name of the license template, like Cc-by-3.0
  • License template itself, like {{Cc-by-3.0}} or {{Self|Cc-by-3.0|author=John Doe}}
empty required
deathyear deathyear deathyear string which can be passed to template, like {{PD-old-auto}} given in parameter #1. empty optional
attribution attribution Attribution string which can be passed to template given in parameter #2 empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:
{{Section header}}

See also

  • {{Licensed-FOP}} similar template for Freedom of Panorama images

Art related license tags:

  • {{PD-Art}} - template explaining why photograph of PD object is also is PD in US.
  • {{PD-Art-two}} - same as {{PD-Art}}, but allows Country of origin and US license to be added separately
  • {{Licensed-PD}} - template that allows object and photograph to be added separately (can be used for 3D objects)
  • {{Copyright information}} - more general version of {{Licensed-PD}}
  • {{Licensed-PD-Art}} - template explaining why photograph of PD object is also is PD in US, while outside of US a separate license can be used.
  • {{Licensed-PD-Art-two}} - same as {{Licensed-PD-Art}}, but allows country of origin and US license to be added separately
  • {{Art Photo}} - Combination template of {{Artwork}} for the object and {{Information}} for the photograph metadata, which allows user to provide separate artwork and photograph licenses

Uses {{Section header}} to translation needs


Example 1

{{Licensed-PD|PD-old-70| {{self|cc-by-sa-3.0|GFDL}} }} gives:

Public domain This work is in the public domain in the European Union and non-EU countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years or less.

Dialog-warning.svg You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: Mexico has 100 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years. This image may not be in the public domain in these countries, which moreover do not implement the rule of the shorter term. Côte d'Ivoire has a general copyright term of 99 years and Honduras has 75 years, but they do implement the rule of the shorter term. Copyright may extend on works created by French who died for France in World War II (more information), Russians who served in the Eastern Front of World War II (known as the Great Patriotic War in Russia) and posthumously rehabilitated Russians (more information).

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