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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Wolcott!
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File:David Beckham AC Milan.jpg[edit]

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The watermark of jamd is from GettyImages, please review the Flickr images, uploader their often dont care about copyright. --Martin H. (talk) 22:16, 12 February 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Wolcott!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 06:32, 21 October 2009 (UTC)


File tagging File:Milan Mandaric.png[edit]

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File:DN-SC-88-09520.JPEG[edit]

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Denniss (talk) 18:50, 27 November 2010 (UTC)

File:Crysis 2 Alcatraz.JPG[edit]

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--Kungfuman (talk) 16:12, 5 May 2011 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:488 Buffalo.jpg[edit]

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File source is not properly indicated: File:Iraqi Badger.jpg[edit]

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File:Renault 35 montant en ligne sedan.jpg[edit]

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Saə (talk) 00:26, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

Identity[edit]

Hi Wolcott - you asked for assistance with the identity of File:Bird of prey in Singapore.JPG. I've checked it out, and it is a Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus. I added this info to the page. Hope this helps! - MPF (talk) 22:56, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

I honestly could not have figured it was a Goshawk. Kept thinking it was an eagle, falcon or simply hawk. Thanks very much! Wolcott (talk) 04:38, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Czarina (LOC).jpg[edit]

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No required license templates were detected at this file page. Please correct it, or if you have any questions please contact me on my talk page. Yours sincerely, Jarekt (talk) 15:53, 25 November 2013 (UTC)

I've added a licence template to the image. Wolcott (talk) 04:40, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

File:AnastasiaOlgabike.jpg[edit]

Hello Wolcott, the arrest claim is not from me but from Beinecke library. Marilyn P. Swezey [The Romanov family album (New York: Vendome Press, 1982)] says that on Album 3, page 39, image no. 3: "Olga on a bicycle ride with Tatiana under arrest".
If you examine the whole page it could be the last days before Czar's abdication. Probably the whole caption is false, the other person can not be Tatiana, only Anastasia had the "bumpkin" like behavior. Greetings --Ras67 (talk) 18:02, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Sorry, wasn't blaming you. Just found the caption strange. Thanks for clearing that up. Wolcott (talk) 06:18, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

File:Argentine Amtrac.jpg[edit]

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LGA talkedits 21:52, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

File:Russian Imperial Family 1911.jpg[edit]

Hi, This file needs some restoration. I can do it, but it would better to start from the original. This is already a copy, which was photoshopped. How did you get it? Regards, Yann (talk) 20:52, 2 September 2015 (UTC)

Hello Yann, I found the photo here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/99377981@N03/13970426505/in/faves-31032703@N03/. The uploader keeps a mixed collection of original and reproduction images. I'm not sure if she has the original version of the photo you seek, but I hope this helps. Wolcott (talk) 04:59, 3 September 2015 (UTC)