This UK artistic work, of which the author is unknown and cannot be ascertained by reasonable enquiry, is in the public domain because it is one of the following:
A photograph, which has never previously been made available to the public (e.g. by publication or display at an exhibition) and which was taken before 1st January 1945; or
A photograph, which was made available to the public (e.g. by publication or display at an exhibition) before 1 January 1945; or
An artistic work other than a photograph (e.g. a painting), which was made available to the public (e.g. by publication or display at an exhibition) before 1 January 1945.
This tag can be used only when the author cannot be ascertained by reasonable enquiry. If you wish to rely on it, please specify in the image description the research you have carried out to find who the author was.
The above is all subject to any overriding Publication right which may exist. In practice, Publication right will often override the first of the bullet points listed.
This tag does not apply to engravings or musical works. Unpublished anonymous paintings remain in copyright until 31 December 2039.More information.
This file is NOT necessarily in the public domain in the United States because a non-simple image can only be in the public domain in the U.S.:
if it entered the public domain in the United Kingdom prior to 1996, or
when, after that date, its copyright term expires in accordance with U.S. law.
Information about the creation date and creator should be provided.
If the image is not in the public domain in the United States, in addition to the license tag for its status in the United Kingdom an appropriate fair use license and rationale should be provided, or the image should be proposed for deletion.
If the media is in the public domain in both the United Kingdom and the United States, it may be transferred to the Wikimedia Commons.
Note: If this image is in the public domain in the U.S., modify the end of the copyright tag from "}}" to "|commons}}". This will replace the preceding U.S. copyright notification with a nomination for this image to be moved to the Wikimedia Commons.