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RAFBristolBlenheimWWIIColour.jpg(400 × 220 pixels, file size: 68 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Rare colour photo from World War II showing a Bristol Blenheim being serviced

Date World War II
Source photograph taken by an employee of the British government. Image found on:
Originally uploaded to EN Wikipedia as en:Image:RAF Blenheim.jpg by Bzuk 2 August 2007.
Author British government photographer.
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taken by an employee of the British government (military) hence copyright expired (50 years).

Public domain This artistic work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain.

This is because it is one of the following:

  1. It is a photograph created by the United Kingdom Government and taken prior to 1 June 1957; or
  2. It was commercially published prior to 1963; or
  3. It is an artistic work other than a photograph or engraving (e.g. a painting) which was created by the United Kingdom Government prior to 1963.

HMSO has declared that the expiry of Crown Copyrights applies worldwide (ref: HMSO Email Reply)
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