User:Vysotsky

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  • I am a Dutchman, living near Leiden.
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nl-N Deze gebruiker heeft het Nederlands als moedertaal.
en-2 This user has intermediate knowledge of English.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf fortgeschrittenem Niveau.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
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This editor is a Grand High Togneme Laureate and is entitled to display the Book of All Knowledge: 3rd Edition and attach the library barcode. (>235,000 edits
incl. >8,000 upl. images + >420,000 bot edits
& >14 years of service)
  • The pseudonym Vysotsky is a tribute to the admired Russian singer Высоцкий, poet, boozer and actor.
  • My main interests lie with crosspatches & sly dogs and with artists, libraries & publishers.
  • I have contributed >8000 images to Wikimedia Commons.
  • I was one of the two 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.
  • I never received any personal compensation (financial or otherwise) for contributions I made to Wikipedia.



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


Grahamstown


Basel


Dakar

Edinburgh

Rotterdam


Fort Hare & Hogsback

Frankfurt


Annemarie Schwarzenbach


Wendingen (art journal)

Hendrik Werkman

Cambridge

Porto

Glasgow

Library of Congress

Books & manuscripts

Andries Oosterbaan (1882-1935)

Morocco / Maroc

Cape Town / Kaapstad

Stellenbosch

Uppsala

Emmy Andriesse (photographer)

Ron Kroon (photographer)

Jacob Merkelbach (photographer)

Franz Ziegler (photographer)

Graveyards

Persons (my photographs)

Persons (my uploads)

Wim van Schaik

Wall poems

Buildings

Manhole covers

More