The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840. This 10 megapixel image from the National Portrait Gallery, London depicts in striking detail the pivotal 1840 Anti-Slavery Society Convention, with an elderly Thomas Clarkson speaking. It contains 136 identifiable persons, and has been used to illustrate more than 28 articles in the English Wikipedia alone.
This week's "Features and admins" covers Sunday 8 – Saturday 14 May
Sea foam (nom; related article), a type of foam created by the agitation of seawater, particularly when it contains higher concentrations of dissolved organic matter (including proteins, lignins, and lipids) derived from sources such as the offshore breakdown of algal blooms. (Created by User:Mbz1.)
The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840 (nom; related article), a historic painting by Benjamin Robert Haydon (died 1846), given to the National Portrait Gallery, London in 1880 by the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. Oil on canvas, 1841. 2972 × 3836 mm (117 × 151 in). picture at top
Newly promoted sounds will be included in next week's edition.
New featured picture photographed by User:Lviatour: Atlantic mackerel. Reviewer Lycaon commented, "The fish is not just 'dried'. Fatty fish like mackerel is smoked to be preserved. This is how it gets its golden hue."
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