[Talk-GB] UK war office maps of Africa digitised

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Sat Jan 30 16:20:26 UTC 2016


These are all OGL licenced and on Wikimedia Commons:

They were uploaded by Nora McGregor, Digital Curator, British Library (
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ndalyrose) so are fine to use, I

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On 30 January 2016 at 13:36, Jez Nicholson <jez.nicholson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Your knowledge of copyright is probably better than mine, but unless the
> British Library renounce their ownership of the scans or UK law changes
> (which is possible) I would say none. :(
> On Fri, 29 Jan 2016 at 23:50, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> wrote:
>> What's the potential to get these crown-copyright-expired maps as an OSM
>> layer, for tracing?
>> http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/war-office-archive
>> --
>> Andy Mabbett
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