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Post by msfry » July 14th, 2017, 4:54 pm

bart wrote:I couldn't resist...
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Do you have this in mind?
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I was going to try and claim it myself and do the exact same thing. Looks good. Maybe bump up the color.
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Post by mightyfelix » July 14th, 2017, 5:00 pm

bart wrote:I couldn't resist...
Image
Do you have this in mind?
Bart
Beautiful! That is exactly what I had in mind! :9: Now to hurry up and finish recording!

Thank you so much!
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Post by mightyfelix » July 16th, 2017, 8:08 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
bart wrote:I couldn't resist...
Image
Do you have this in mind?
Bart
Beautiful! That is exactly what I had in mind! :9: Now to hurry up and finish recording!

Thank you so much!
This project is now complete: https://librivox.org/little-miss-grasshopper-by-johanna-spyri/

How does the cover get added? Do I need to ask an admin, or something like that?
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Post by bart » July 16th, 2017, 8:30 pm

I'll take it from here.
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Post by mightyfelix » July 16th, 2017, 9:28 pm

bart wrote:I'll take it from here.
Bart
Thanks, you're awesome!
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Post by EstherbenSimonides » July 26th, 2017, 7:38 pm

Does anyone know where to find a picture of just Abraham Lincoln from 1862? I'm trying to do the latest volume of his biography, but can't find one. :hmm:
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Post by commonsparrow3 » July 26th, 2017, 9:11 pm

EstherbenSimonides wrote:Does anyone know where to find a picture of just Abraham Lincoln from 1862? I'm trying to do the latest volume of his biography, but can't find one. :hmm:
Most of his 1862 photos seem to be in groups, meeting with generals etc. Maybe you could choose one where it is possible to crop out just Lincoln.This one, for instance, shows Linclon fairly well:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abraham_Lincoln_and_George_B_McClellan_in_the_general%27s_tent,_Oct_1862.jpg
This portrait of just Lincoln, alone, also appears to be from 1862.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Abraham_Lincoln_O-61_by_Brady,_1862.jpg

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Post by annise » July 27th, 2017, 12:11 am

:clap: either would be a good choice.

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Post by EstherbenSimonides » August 1st, 2017, 11:07 am

Thanks so much! I've used the second one in the cover. :D
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Post by annise » November 25th, 2017, 2:46 am

At the moment the claims list is not fully functional - it seems to be adding newly catalogued projects but not removing them when the cover is made . So you can claim the spaces until normal service is resumed
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Post by Elizabby » December 20th, 2017, 3:33 am

I have a photo of the author which might be of use to anyone who wanted to make a cover for the "Mushrooms on the Moor" project. If someone wants it (I took the photo myself) I think they will need to PM me their email so I can send it through. (I don't make covers myself or I'd do it!)

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Post by annise » December 20th, 2017, 3:53 am

I've emailed Beth with my suggestions
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Post by annise » December 22nd, 2017, 11:48 pm

and the prize for the oddest cover goes to google books https://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl ... _B0IoAEwDA

Other entries anyone - not LV ones of course

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Post by Piotrek81 » December 31st, 2017, 3:56 am

annise wrote:and the prize for the oddest cover goes to google books https://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl ... _B0IoAEwDA

Other entries anyone - not LV ones of course

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Post by Twinkle88 » January 2nd, 2018, 11:43 am

Can someone direct me toward a list of the rules that determine whether or not a painting is in the public domain? (Particularly the U.S.)

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