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Summary[edit]

The photo shows the tools used in the 1937-8 cleaning of the Elgin Marbles in the British Museum. It comes from Andrew Oddy, "The Conservation of Marble Sculptures in the British Museum before 1975" in Studies in Conservation, Vol. 47, No. 3, (2002), p. 149 and has a British Museum copyright. It illustrates the kind of tools used in the cleaning of the Elgin Marbles in 1937: seven scrapers, one chisel and a piece of carborundum stone, now deposited in the Museum's, Conservation Department--Giorgos Tzimas (talk) 21:31, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Elgin Marbles: Image is needed as a visual illustration of the controversial techniques of conservation applied to the marbles, which are extensively discussed in the article. Taken from an academic publication that uses the image for the same purpose, as cited in the article. Not replaceable since this is specialised original equipment not accessible to the general public; no commercial value at stake. Fut.Perf. 22:04, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

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Non-free media information and use rationale for Elgin Marbles
Description

This image is being used to illustrate the article of Elgin Marbles and is used for informational or educational purposes only. The photo shows the tools used in the 1937-8 cleaning of the Elgin Marbles in the British Museum. It comes from Andrew Oddy, "The Conservation of Marble Sculptures in the British Museum before 1975" in Studies in Conservation, Vol. 47, No. 3, (2002), p. 149 and has a British Museum copyright. It illustrates the kind of tools used in the cleaning of the Elgin Marbles in 1937: seven scrapers, one chisel and a piece of carborundum stone, now deposited in the Museum's, Conservation Department

Source

Found at: Andrew Oddy THE CONSERVATION OF MARBLE SCULPTURES IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM BEFORE 1975 Volume 47 No. 3 It is of low resolution. Image is needed as a visual illustration of the controversial techniques of conservation applied to the marbles, which are extensively discussed in the article and provides critical commentary of the tools in the article. As such the picture is claimed as fair use.

Article

Elgin Marbles

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Is low and only as much resolution as necessary to identify and show the tools described in the article, not enough to be used for piracy.

Purpose of use

Illustrates the article of Elgin Marbles and is used for informational or educational purposes only.

Replaceable?

Image is needed as a visual illustration of the controversial techniques of conservation applied to the marbles, which are extensively discussed in the article. Taken from an academic publication that uses the image for the same purpose, as cited in the article. Not replaceable since this is specialised original equipment not accessible to the general public; no commercial value at stake. so we degrade no market value by providing it ourselves.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Elgin Marbles//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tools_used_for_the_cleaning_of_the_Elgin_Marbles.JPG

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current01:51, 24 July 2017Thumbnail for version as of 01:51, 24 July 2017265 × 374 (12 KB)DatBot (talk | contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
21:28, 9 May 2008No thumbnail372 × 526 (20 KB)Giorgos Tzimas (talk | contribs)The photo shows the tools used in the 1936 cleaning of the Elgin Marbles in the British Museum. It comes from Andrew Oddy The Conservation of Marble Sculptures in the British Museum before 1975 in Studies in Conservation, Vol. 47, No. 3, (2002), p. 149 an
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