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This editor is a Most Plusquamperfect Looshpah Laureate and is entitled to display this Book of All Knowledge with Secret Appendix and Errata Sheet. (>73,000 edits
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  • The pseudonym Vysotsky is a tribute to the admired Russian singer, poet, boozer and actor.
  • My main interests lie with crosspatches & sly dogs and with artists, libraries & publishers.
  • I have contributed >5000 images to Wikimedia.
  • I was one of the organizers of a Wikipedians in Special Residence project, cooperating with 12 special libraries in the Netherlands (WSWB, amongst 10 others the EYE film institute and the Rijksmuseum) from 2013 to 2015. Some results can be found here.

  • Some pictures that wouldn't have been in Wikimedia if I hadn't (etc):


Hendrik Werkman



Fort Hare & Hogsback


Library of Congress

Books & manuscripts

Andries Oosterbaan (1882-1935)

Morocco / Maroc

Cape Town / Kaapstad



Emmy Andriesse

Ron Kroon

Jacob Merkelbach

Franz Ziegler


Persons (my photographs)

Persons (my uploads)

Wim van Schaik

Wall poems


Manhole covers