Labs: Where in the Wikiverse is the Brooklyn Museum?

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Block with Sunk Relief and Inscriptions

Egyptian religion during the Amarna Period is often characterized as monotheistic, but a detail on this block found at el Amarna casts some ...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Elephant Gold Weight

    Gold was extremely important in the economic and political life of the Akan kingdoms of southern Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. Until ...


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    On April 12, 2010, we began a project to upload all "No Known Copyright Restrictions" images to the Wikimedia Commons, the central media repository of the Wikimedia Foundation. Doing so placed thousands of our rights-free images directly into the hands of the editors building language-specific wikipedias worldwide.

    This labs project documents how our images and metadata are being used and modified at Wikipedia.

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    3,750 Uploaded

    • American Art: 1097
    • Asian Art: 1087
    • European Art: 1086
    • Arts of the Islamic World: 369
    • Photography: 36
    • Decorative Arts: 25
    • Arts of the Americas: 7
    • Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art: 6
    • Arts of the Pacific Islands: 1

    Wiki Editors Involved: 111

    Average Edits Per Page: 10.0

    What are they editing?

    Each image we've uploaded to Wikimedia Commons includes associated metadata related to the object. This chart shows the types of data that wiki editors have been modifying or adding to our uploads.

    What wikis are embeding our images?

    Did you know there are currently 273 language-specific Wikipedias? Once our images are uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, they can be used in any of those wikis. This chart shows which wikis are using our images.

    Wiki Embeds (375)

    This list identifies which images have been used in Wikipedia articles.

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    Wiki Deletions

    This list identifies when an uploaded image has been deleted by the Wikipedia community.