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File:Dolphin (Canadian Air Force).jpg

Dolphin_(Canadian_Air_Force).jpg(360 × 172 pixels, file size: 49 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)
English: Sopwith Dolphins from No. 1 Fighter Squadron of the Canadian Air Force in England in December 1918
Date December 1918
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Original uploader was Bzuk at en.wikipedia (13 July 2008 (original upload date))
Author Photographer: photographer for UK government.
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Expired crown copyright as a work of the British or Canadian government from over 50 years ago


Public domain This Canadian work is in the public domain in Canada because its copyright has expired due to one of the following:
1. it was subject to Crown copyright and was first published more than 50 years ago, or

it was not subject to Crown copyright, and

2. it is a photograph that was created prior to January 1, 1949, or
3. the creator died more than 50 years ago.
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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.

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