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Jules BarbierEdit

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Original – Jules Barbier, French poet, writer and opera librettist
Reason
high quality image, completely restored
Articles in which this image appears
Jules Barbier
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Artists and writers
Creator
Nadar, restored and uploaded by Jebulon
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 12:27, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Charlesjsharp (talk) 12:51, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
  • There is a backwards S shape line and a couple of blobs/posterization on the collar that, as far as I can tell, shouldn't be there. MER-C 13:53, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
  • As I said on Commons, there's a blurry blob left of the waistcoat button (not in the original) that bothers me; otherwise this is excellent work. There's also a fairly extreme crop at the bottom. Jebulon is usually excellent, but this has a couple bad mistakes. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 16:42, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
  • @MER-C and Adam Cuerden: I think I fixed all these issues. The blob mentioned by Adam is due to extreme sharpening, which I never do myself. Regards, Yann (talk) 20:47, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Barbier, Jules, Nadar, Gallica.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 15:34, 1 May 2019 (UTC)



African Grey Hornbill femaleEdit

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OriginalAfrican Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus epirhinus) female in Etosha National Park, Namibia
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
African Grey Hornbill
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Birds
Creator
Charlesjsharp

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 09:22, 2 May 2019 (UTC)



Nosy Be panther chameleon maleEdit

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Original – Nosy Be Panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) male on Nosy Be, Madagascar. The red pattern around the eye is an endemic form found in Lokobe Strict Reserve on Nosy Be island.
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons. Illustrates article well.
Articles in which this image appears
Panther chameleon
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Reptiles
Creator
Charlesjsharp
  • Support as nominatorCharlesjsharp (talk) 08:11, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment this isn't the lead image, and really just buried in the gallery... Mattximus (talk) 14:45, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Yes Mattximus, and we've had this debate. The community seems happy with noms that aren't in the top right box. There's nowhere else to show an endemic 'subspecies' like this, or a mating image or headshot for instance. Let's see what others say... Charlesjsharp (talk) 21:50, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  • The article states that "Panther chameleons from the areas of Nosy Be, Ankify, and Ambanja are typically a vibrant blue" - is this greenish-cyan the "blue" implied? This is a highly varied species, so there's certainly space for several images, though it's a little confusing as laid out now. It might be better to move the discussion of variation to the section with the gallery. I can kind of see the "buried" claim, as the explanation that helps the gallery make sense isn't actually near the gallery, while if it was explained with pictures right there, the explanation would have more weight. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 00:56, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • I'm going to take the liberty of reworking the article a bit. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 01:33, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • I think Mattximus's issue has been dealt with. It has a lot of images, but all serve an important purpose. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 06:17, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support We should probably have substantially more "male" variation pictures, though. This is one of those cases where I'd like to suggest these for a set, but there's not enough for a set. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 01:39, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 04:01, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 10:02, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Oh yes. Brandmeistertalk 19:45, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) male Nosy Be.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 09:26, 2 May 2019 (UTC)



Scarlet darter femaleEdit

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OriginalScarlet darter dragonfly (Crocothemis erythraea) female near Rila Monastery in Bulgaria
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Scarlet darter
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Insects
Creator
Charlesjsharp
  • Support as nominatorCharlesjsharp (talk) 08:23, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 04:00, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support A little more depth-of-field would be nice, but I suspect we're looking at focus stacking for that, and with living beings... Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 06:00, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 10:02, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - DreamSparrow Chat 09:50, 26 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Scarlet darter (Crocothemis erythraea) female Bulgaria.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 09:31, 2 May 2019 (UTC)



Edgar Allan Poe (redux)Edit

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OriginalEdgar Allan Poe, Annie daguerreotype, c. 1849
Reason
The last one failed along with a few others in a temporary slowup in voting. It had four votes of support. After a commons run of the image that was extremely positive, it's clear the first vote here was wrong. Also consider a Google image search for him which makes it fairly clear this is far better than any other available image for the purposes most people want it for.
Articles in which this image appears
Edgar Allan Poe +5
FP category for this image
WP:Featured pictures/People/Artists and writers
Creator
Unknown; restored by Yann and Adam Cuerden
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 00:35, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Clearly FP. High EV, etc. – Yann (talk) 03:40, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Charlesjsharp (talk) 05:54, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Not an FP, nevermore! Cat-fivetc ---- 06:08, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment The right side seems quite dark to me. Is there an argument for brightening it up. JJ Harrison (talk) 10:06, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
    • You tend to get a gradient background in these older photos. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 16:47, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support – Only this and nothing more. – Sca (talk) 13:13, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - Great EV. Mattximus (talk) 23:42, 23 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 02:29, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Edgar Allan Poe, circa 1849, restored, squared off.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 02:45, 3 May 2019 (UTC)



L'enfant et les sortilègesEdit

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Reason
They're two of very few - possibly the only - free images for this work, and are rather good ones. Focus more on the sets than the scenes, but hint at most of the objects that come to life, save the animals in the garden.
Articles in which this image appears
L'enfant et les sortilèges
FP category for this image
WP:FP/THEATRE
Creator
Anonymous, restored by User:Adam Cuerden
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 22:16, 24 April 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 02:20, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 12:47, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 22:21, 4 May 2019 (UTC)



Lyndon Johnson and Spiro Agnew watch the Apollo 11 liftoffEdit

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Original – Former President Lyndon B. Johnson (on the left, without sunglasses) and Vice President Spiro Agnew (right, center) view the liftoff of Apollo 11 from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center at 9:32 am EDT on July 16, 1969.
Reason
Historical relevance + high quality for the period
Articles in which this image appears
Lyndon B. Johnson, Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/History/USA History
Creator
BotMultichillT
  • Support as nominator – --- Coffeeandcrumbs 04:57, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Unsure Busy, and doesn't really say much without context. But the context is significant. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 06:09, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose – Too many unidentified, sun-dazzled faces; lack of a central focus. Sca (talk) 12:39, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose Seems just a snapshot. Charlesjsharp (talk) 13:11, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose - I don't see the EV for this image at all. Mattximus (talk) 14:36, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:20, 5 May 2019 (UTC)



Coprinellus micaceusEdit

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OriginalCoprinellus micaceus, in Ringingen, Erbach, Germany. Coprinellus micaceus is a common species of fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae with a cosmopolitan distribution.
Reason
High EV and good quality
Articles in which this image appears
Coprinellus micaceus
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Fungi
Creator
Holleday
  • Support as nominatorTomer T (talk) 11:27, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
I guess "cosmopolitan distribution" means it only grows in big cities. – Sca (talk) 12:34, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 09:03, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 13:12, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. Josh Milburn (talk) 08:24, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support wow! A very good featured picture in a featured article, means excellent EV. Mattximus (talk) 14:35, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Charlesjsharp (talk) 14:45, 28 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support --Yann (talk) 17:12, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Coprinellus micaceus Glimmer-Tintling.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:41, 5 May 2019 (UTC)



Vasilievsky IslandEdit

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Original – Aerial photo of the Vasilievsky Island Spit in Saint Petersburg
Reason
Drone pic that conveys more information than a ground-level image. Was featured unanimously on Commons two years ago.
Articles in which this image appears
Vasilyevsky Island, Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns and four more
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Urban
Creator
A.Savin

Promoted File:Spb 06-2017 img01 Spit of Vasilievsky Island.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:59, 5 May 2019 (UTC)



Aldrin looks back at Tranquility BaseEdit

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OriginalBuzz Aldrin looks back at Tranquility Base during Apollo 11
Reason
Amongst the best shots of the Eagle, one of the relatively rare colour images, and the infelicities of the image can be forgiven when they're hand-held shots on a different lump of space rock than ours.
Articles in which this image appears
Apollo 11, Tranquility Base, +3
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Space/Getting there
Creator
Neil Armstrong/NASA. (No restoration needed, IMO)
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 20:14, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 14:23, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support --Yann (talk) 17:11, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 02:26, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Needs a fifth. --Janke | Talk 16:26, 2 May 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportDreamSparrow Chat 03:56, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Aldrin Looks Back at Tranquility Base - GPN-2000-001102.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 22:48, 5 May 2019 (UTC)



Golden Summer, EaglemontEdit

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OriginalGolden Summer, Eaglemont, painted in 1889 by Australian artist Arthur Streeton and held at the National Gallery of Australia
Reason
Arthur Streeton is one of Australia's most famous artists and Golden Summer is considered by many to be his first masterpiece. It was the first painting by an Australian-born artist to go on display at London's Royal Academy, and also the first Australian work to win an award at the Paris Salon. In 1995, it was acquired by the National Gallery of Australia for $3.5 million, then a record price for an Australian painting.[source]
Articles in which this image appears
Golden Summer, Eaglemont, Impressionism, history of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Australian art, Heidelberg School, Arthur Streeton, Eaglemont, arts by region, drought in Australia, culture of Melbourne, Melbourne, Exhibition of Australian Art in London
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Arthur Streeton
  • Support as nominatorHappyWaldo (talk) 06:32, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Looks high quality. Charlesjsharp (talk) 08:39, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 09:04, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 13:09, 26 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. Josh Milburn (talk) 08:21, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - reasonably high resolution. Great EV. Mattximus (talk) 14:33, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Computer screens can't really do justice to this large and impressive painting (which captures the colours and landscape of an Australian summer day remarkably well), but this is a good scan with strong EV. 05:34, 28 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 02:20, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportDreamSparrow Chat 03:56, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Arthur Streeton - Golden summer, Eaglemont - Google Art Project.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 07:04, 6 May 2019 (UTC)



Mary JacksonEdit

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OriginalMary Jackson in NASA in 1980.
Reason
A fine image of a very notable person. Was in quite good condition, with some minor damage.
Articles in which this image appears
Mary Jackson (engineer), List of African-American mathematicians
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Science and engineering
Creator
NASA Langley Research Center, restored by Adam Cuerden

Promoted File:Mary Jackson working 2 - Restoration.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:31, 6 May 2019 (UTC)



Zonocerus variegatus (2)Edit

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Original – Variegated grasshopper (Zonocerus variegatus), female, Bobiri Forest, Ghana.
Reason
Time to sneak through an insect now there are relatively less of those on the page. Was nominated previously (Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Variegated grasshopper), where it ended up at 4-0. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Pyrgomorphidae, Caelifera, Orthoptera, Zonocerus
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Insects
Creator
Charlesjsharp
  • Support as nominatorMER-C 11:16, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Thanks. Charlesjsharp (talk) 12:09, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support- Looks good to me, good EV too. Mattximus (talk) 14:32, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment, and abstain for the time being; is one antenna broken? It has fewer segments than the other, and appears to miss the yellow rings. The background is slightly blotchy, not so much that it bothers me, though. --Janke | Talk 19:42, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
  • It looks like it. Quite a common thing. Charlesjsharp (talk) 08:58, 28 April 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Variegated grasshopper (Zonocerus variegatus).jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 13:08, 7 May 2019 (UTC)



The Bathers, by CézanneEdit

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Original – The Bathers, by Paul Cézanne
Reason
High resolution and quality of a famous painting. The painting is considered one of the masterpieces of modern art, and is often Cézanne's finest work, according the Wikipedia.
Articles in which this image appears
The Bathers (Cézanne), Paul Cézanne
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Paul Cézanne / Google Art Project, uploaded by DcoetzeeBot
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 17:19, 29 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 02:14, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Charlesjsharp (talk) 07:34, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support The resolution is surprisingly low for such a giant painting, but it meets our minimum standard. Mattximus (talk) 23:38, 1 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - while the colors differ from the museum web site, it's a fairly safe assumption that this professional reproduction is faithful to the original. MER-C 15:46, 2 May 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportDreamSparrow Chat 03:55, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Paul Cézanne, French - The Large Bathers - Google Art Project.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 18:48, 9 May 2019 (UTC)



Fort l'ÉcluseEdit

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Original – Fort l'Écluse is an old military fort in eatern France
Reason
high quality image used as lead. It shows a general view, and both the upper and the lower forts, with the mountain in the background.
Articles in which this image appears
Fort l'Écluse, Defensive Sector of the Rhône
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Yann
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 09:41, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose - powerlines everywhere. Generally a bit short of today's standards for new FPs re: architecture, particularly resolution and sharpness. MER-C 17:31, 1 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:36, 10 May 2019 (UTC)



Baijnath Temple ComplexEdit

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Original – Baijnath Temple Complex is a cluster of 18 Hindu temples in the state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalaya, India. The temples are registered under the Archaeological Survey of India for some stones. It is renowned for being one of the very few temples in the world where Parvati is depicted with her husband Shiva. It is a place of worship since the 12th century.
Reason
high quality image used as lead
Articles in which this image appears
Baijnath Temple Complex, List of Monuments of National Importance in Uttarakhand, Baijnath, Uttarakhand, Bageshwar, Kumaon division
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Yann
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 14:12, 30 April 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 01:54, 3 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Think this fell into one of the holes in recent FP reviews. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 04:38, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose – not a sharp photo (see far right side), and lighting on the front face of structures is dull and dark. Bammesk (talk) 02:40, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 19:04, 10 May 2019 (UTC)



Salvator MundiEdit

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Original – Salvator Mundi, by Leonardo da Vinci
Reason
This is the painting of all fantasm and superlatives. Salvator Mundi is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci by most experts, but this is still contested by others. This is the only painting of the famous master in a private collection. Badly damaged and attributed to Leonardo's pupil Giovanni Antonio, it was sold in 1958 for £45. It is now the most expensive painting in the world. It was sold US$ 450.3 million on 15 November 2017 by Christie's in New York. It was planned to be on exhibit in the Louvre Abu Dhabi, but its current location is unknown. And it is appropriate for the 500th anniversary of his death. See [1] for the complete story of the painting discovery and restoration.
Articles in which this image appears
Salvator Mundi (Leonardo), Leonardo da Vinci, List of most expensive paintings, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Salvator Mundi and others
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Leonardo da Vinci (Getty Images)
  • Support as nominatorYann (talk) 12:24, 1 May 2019 (UTC)
  • The colours are significantly different to the framed picture, particularly around the sleeves. MER-C 17:33, 1 May 2019 (UTC)
  • We must be satisfied with this, since it is privately owned, there won't be any new version any time soon. Regards, Yann (talk) 10:52, 2 May 2019 (UTC)
  • I am willing to overlook minor color differences but grey vs. blue on the sleeves is very substantial. There are also the JPEG artifacts on the top, as pointed out on Commons. This painting clearly deserves an accurate reproduction and it is important that we get it right. MER-C 15:33, 2 May 2019 (UTC)
  • @MER-C: As the current speculation, it may be displayed in the Saudi Royal's private appartments, so do not hold your breath. Regards, Yann (talk) 08:58, 3 May 2019 (UTC)
Comment All the details about the restoration are important for the commercial value of the painting, but for us, I don't think it matters that much. This is the best available image of the painting after restoration on the whole Internet, and it will remain so for the foreseeable future. That's the whole and only important point for us. I added a description. Regards, Yann (talk) 09:24, 8 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:52, 11 May 2019 (UTC)



Mycena epipterygiaEdit

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OriginalMycena epipterygia is a species of fungi in the Mycenaceae family of mushrooms commonly found in Europe. The species is saprotrophic and its appearance is quite variable. Some parts of the fungus are bioluminescent.
Reason
Good EV and high quality
Articles in which this image appears
Mycena epipterygia
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Fungi
Creator
Holleday

Promoted File:Dehnbare Helmling Mycena epipterygia.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 15:52, 12 May 2019 (UTC)



Saddle-billed storkEdit

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Original – A saddle-billed stork fishing in the Okavango Delta
Reason
Recent unanimous FP on Commons. Nice action shot.
Articles in which this image appears
Saddle-billed stork
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Birds
Creator
Diego Delso
  • Support as nominatorMER-C 15:58, 2 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Another great shot by Poco a poco. This is why he has 500+ FPs (!!!) on Commons. Great talent. Geoffroi (talk) 01:50, 3 May 2019 (UTC)
Must be a German stork. – Sca (talk) 13:24, 3 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Jabirú africano (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), delta del Okavango, Botsuana, 2018-07-31, DD 11.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 15:59, 12 May 2019 (UTC)



Javan slow lorisEdit

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Original – A Javan slow loris
Reason
Was seen on Commons FPC last week, where it succeeded unanimously. While the photo does have shortcomings, particularly around the background and the blown highlights on the head, they are relatively insubstantial considering the species is critically endangered.
Articles in which this image appears
Javan slow loris
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Mammals
Creator
Aprisonsan

Promoted File:Coucang.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 21:34, 16 May 2019 (UTC)



Einstein CrossEdit

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Original – The photograph shows four images of a very distant quasar which has been multiple-imaged by a relatively nearby galaxy acting as a gravitational lens. The angular separation between the upper and lower images is 1.6 arcseconds.
Reason
Good EV
Articles in which this image appears
Einstein Cross + 5 others.
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Space/Understanding or Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Space/Looking out
Creator
NASA, ESA, and STScI, uploaded by Tryphon
  • Support as nominatorThe NMI User (talk) 09:16, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose - This one [[2]] is a lot more pleasing to the eye, and you can actually see the shape of the galaxy. --Janke | Talk 16:52, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Important for what it is. I do agree the other is likely better, though. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 19:42, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:38, 17 May 2019 (UTC)



Lolotte and Werther by Eunice PinneyEdit

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OriginalLolotte and Werther, an 1810 watercolor by Eunice Pinney. Currently owned by the National Gallery of Art, to which it was donated by Edgar and Bernice Garbisch.
Reason
Interesting work by an interesting woman. Eunice Pinney was one of the first American artists to work in the medium of watercolor. This is fairly typical of her work - a shade more elaborate, perhaps than some of her others, but not by much. It'd be nice to get some American folk art on the front page, also.
Articles in which this image appears
Eunice Pinney
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Eunice Pinney, digitized by the National Gallery of Art
@Adam Cuerden: Possibly - I'd given it some thought. I may throw it in there tomorrow, although there are better options for it. Speaking of...I may have found her source...or something based on her source, at least. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 04:24, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
That article I linked mentions her source: "Lolotte et Werther depicts a scenefrom Goethe's popular novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, for which Pinney apparently relied on an engraving (or some derivation thereof) by French artist F. Bonnefoy." That kind of thing was pretty common at the time, and probably more so in folk art. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 04:29, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
Oh, absolutely. Still is with a lot of folk artists, only they've replaced engravings with movies and TV shows. Henry Darger, for example. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 04:39, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
I thought Darger used illustrations and cut them up into collages? Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 05:45, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
If memory serves (and it may not, it's been a while since I've read about him), he did, but he also traced images from advertising and used them as the basis for some of his figures. I think he may have developed an enlarger tool to aid himself in the process as well. Another example (I'd have cited him earlier, but I didn't believe there was an article): Justin McCarthy. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 07:53, 7 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 18:25, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportBammesk (talk) 16:09, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. High-quality reproduction of work by a notable artist, used as the lead image for her article. Among the works we have by the artist, this is a good choice to feature, both because of the execution of the work itself (the falling skater in the picture-in-picture!) and because of the quality of the image as a reproduction (high resolution, very sharp, with no unnecessary matting). —David Eppstein (talk) 05:15, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment: She has been referred to as a notable artist, but her page receives an average of 1 view per day. We may wish her to be notable, but apparently in the grand scheme, she isn't. - HappyWaldo (talk) 23:05, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
    • Honestly, page views are a bad way to judge notability. It gets way too much recentism into the mix. Especially as POTD is as much educational as celebratory. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 01:57, 13 May 2019 (UTC)
      • I understand your points, but this artist is really beyond the margins in art historical terms, and still a virtual unknown in an age of intense revisionism in favour of women artists. - HappyWaldo (talk) 12:46, 13 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 04:24, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Lolotte and Werther by Eunice Pinney.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 10:39, 17 May 2019 (UTC)



Apollo 11 launch (Saturn V rocket)Edit

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Original – The Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket lifting off at 13:32 UTC on 16 July 1969 from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A.
Reason
High EV. Shows full view of the Saturn V rocket during launch of Apollo 11. Note that we have a FP of another view: File:Apollo 11 Launch2.jpg. We also have non-FP from a "second" before at File:Apollo 11 Launch - GPN-2000-000630.jpg.
Articles in which this image appears
Apollo 11, Apollo program, History of aviation, Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, + Template:Saturn rockets
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Space/Getting there
Creator
Dodo and TheDJ
  • Support as nominator – --- Coffeeandcrumbs 05:21, 8 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment What's the point to have 2 FPs taken seconds apart? Saturation is much increased compared to the other image, and may be a bit tilted, but it is quite cleaner. Regards, Yann (talk) 08:43, 8 May 2019 (UTC)
    • No, no. I think you misunderstood. The one a second before is not FP at this time. I just included it in case people prefer it. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 08:48, 8 May 2019 (UTC)
    • @Yann: There is no FP that shows a full view of this rocket launching. There is only this from a completely different angle.--- Coffeeandcrumbs 12:32, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 13:09, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 19:27, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment – leaning to oppose, too saturated (sky doesn't look good). This is a better photo: File:Apollo 11 Launch - GPN-2000-000630.jpg if restored. Bammesk (talk) 16:07, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
    • Bammesk, at Commons, PawełMM was kind enough to restore that image for us. I would be happy with either photo being promoted. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 10:15, 13 May 2019 (UTC)
    • @Bammesk: It's worth noting that, given the incredible brightness of the rocket exhaust, as well as speed, this would have been a very fast exposure. The sky is severely under-exposed, which (combined with what I believe is filmstock's natural bias towards blue) ups its apparent saturation quite a bit. It's somewhat to be expected. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 05:13, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • I also like the restored image better, but it is currently unused on en. —David Eppstein (talk) 00:38, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 11:13, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

  • Nomination didn’t reach the necessary quorum for promotion. Armbrust The Homunculus 11:13, 18 May 2019 (UTC)


Germaine de StaëlEdit

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OriginalGermaine de Staël
Reason
A high-quality painting of a highly notable woman
Articles in which this image appears
Germaine de Staël +1
FP category for this image
You could argue a few, but let's say Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Artists and writers
Creator
Marie-Éléonore Godefroid, after François Gérard

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 09:45, 19 May 2019 (UTC)



Christina NilssonEdit

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OriginalChristina Nilsson, leading operatic soprano of her day, who sang at the Metropolitan Opera's first performance, amongst other notable opera houses.
Reason
Another of Jebulon's fine restorations, of a notable historic operatic soprano.
Articles in which this image appears
Christina Nilsson
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Entertainment
Creator
Nadar, restored by Jebulon

Promoted File:Christine Nilsson Nadar.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 02:49, 21 May 2019 (UTC)



Heteropoda venatoriaEdit

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Original – A male giant crab spider
 
Alt 1 Trying a crop
Reason
Nice detail, high resolution. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Heteropoda venatoria
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Arachnids
Creator
Jkadavoor
  • Support either as nominatorMER-C 18:43, 10 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support either, with hesitations A lot of JPEG artefacting, mitigated by the size of the image. The leaves, in particular, have enough that it almost imitates a film grain. Still, it's very high resolution, and the problems are only visible near 100% zoom, so I'm happy to support. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 02:22, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
  • I'm a bit skeptical of the centered composition and small size of subject with respect to background. Is this eye-catching enough? —David Eppstein (talk) 17:54, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment Isn't this at least a stop underexposed? JJ Harrison (talk) 06:50, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 02:51, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

  • Nomination didn’t reach the necessary quorum for promotion. Armbrust The Homunculus 02:51, 21 May 2019 (UTC)



Carlotta 2018-06-18 1725ZEdit

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Original – Tropical Depression Carlotta weakening off the southern coast of Mexico on June 18.
Reason
This satellite image shows the structure of the weakening Carlotta and its location better than any text could describe (without going into unnecessary detail). In my opinion, the image is of high enough quality to meet the criteria. The coastline may be removed upon request if that is necessary.
Articles in which this image appears
Tropical Storm Carlotta (2018)
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Natural phenomena/Weather
Creator
Satellite image from NASA's worldview; uploaded to commons by Hurricane Noah
  • Support as nominatorNoahTalk 04:08, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Question - You state yourself as the creator. Could you walk us through that? Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 04:54, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
    @Adam Cuerden: I said it was from NASA's worldview and uploaded by myself. NoahTalk 04:56, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
    Okay... I see the confusion. I meant it was uploaded to commons by myself. NoahTalk 05:05, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
    Thank you! Sorry about that: Support Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 05:07, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Oppose - sorry to do it, but the image barely seems to be of anything. Sure, it’s Carlotta weakening, but visually it isn’t impressive. Hurricanehink mobile (talk) 12:51, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Withdraw @Hurricanehink: I guess TD and TS images aren't really deserving of featured status as they aren't doing much to begin with. Although I nominated this on the line of it being more informative of its location and structure than it being visually impressive. NoahTalk 13:05, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:03, 21 May 2019 (UTC)



Bill Hosokawa's home at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center Edit

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OriginalBill Hosokawa's home at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, part of the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. On the right is Julena Steinheider, then a mathematics teacher at the concentration camp, later a notable astronomer.
Reason
It says a lot about the situation. Note the poor construction, the attempt at domestic life, the notable victim...
Articles in which this image appears
Bill Hosokawa, Julena Steinheider, Heart Mountain Relocation Center, in no particular order.
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/History/World War II
Creator
Department of the Interior. War Relocation Authority; restored by Adam Cuerden
  • Support as co-nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.6% of all FPs 01:04, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support as co-nominatorDavid Eppstein (talk) 01:19, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  • There's a couple of white spots on the wall - far right, near the center. Also, is it just me, the shoddy construction or is the image tilted? MER-C 14:39, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  • There is tilt but I think there is also a lot of lens distortion (not a high quality lens). This being a historic image or documentary, I am Ok with it as is, rather than modifying it for technical reasons (which would mean cropping the boundary). Support. Bammesk (talk) 17:18, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
Given the lamp, which presumably hangs mostly straight from the ceiling, I'm inclined to think there isn't as much tilt as you'd think. Certainly some lens distortion, though possibly exacerbated by a small room requiring a wide angle lens. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Adam Cuerden (talkcontribs)
I am somewhat concerned that the tilt and lens distortion detracts from the EV - it can be confused with the floor not being level in reality. MER-C 16:33, 13 May 2019 (UTC)
Not much that can be done, though, and the light fixture kind of hints to me that the image is less tilted than you'd think, as the wood beam next to it is tilted relative to it. The buildings were demolished after WWII. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 16:13, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 04:20, 13 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support rectified version that I just uploaded. Revert if you don't like it - but note that very little of the edges were lost in the fix. --Janke | Talk 23:01, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
    • I can live with that. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 23:18, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
    • Also ok with me. If it were my own photo I would have done that as a matter of course, and I don't think the sloppiness of the original framing has much EV in itself. —David Eppstein (talk) 01:52, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support now that my concerns have been addressed. MER-C 14:19, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment@Janke: the file size is reduced too much (now 570KB, it was 2.31MB), could you upload a larger file? Bammesk (talk) 01:47, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
To be fair, I save at 99/100 on the JPEG quality scale - above Photoshop's highest setting. I would prefer to have it done from the PNG version and uploaded as PNG as well, but my JPEGs are at the "ridiculous" level. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 02:08, 17 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. In his barracks home at Block 7 - 21 - NARA - 539206 - Restoration.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 02:45, 22 May 2019 (UTC)



Coldstream Guards, Crimean WarEdit

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Original – Joseph Numa, John Potter, and James Deal of the Coldstream Guards just after their return from the Crimean War in 1856
Reason
Stumbled across this while checking out a new archive. I think it's a particularly nice bit of ephemera, good enough for Queen Victoria to get a personal negative of the image. This was briefly nominated before, but the discussion was kind of going way, way off topic, so I asked for it to be closed. It's since passed Commons (by rule of the 5th day, no less) albeit after a bit of a levels tweak which probably dealt with some issues that were derailing the last one.
Articles in which this image appears
Coldstream Guards, Facial hair in the military
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Military
Creator
Hughes & Mullins after Cundall & Howlett; restored by Adam Cuerden
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 01:14, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 04:16, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support this time around as a high-EV illustration of outlandish 19th C. militaria. (Wish we could say with certainty that the tunics were red, though.) – Sca (talk) 14:05, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
    • They pretty much certainly were, but I don't think 19th century camera technology is perfect at that sort of fidelity. Chemical reactions are not the eye. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 16:09, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
      • Besides, all photographic plates at that time were only blue-sensitive, i.e. "color blind", rendering red as black, likewise other colors at the longer wavelength end of the spectrum. (For instance, the Swedish flag became a "negative" in old photos; the yellow cross rendered dark, the blue background light! That made it look like Finland's flag... ;-) Support, BTW. --Janke | Talk 19:46, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 20:51, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
In any case, it's an arresting pictorial artifact. Can you imagine engaging in combat wearing one of those crazy bearskin 'hats' – ?? Well, the whole Crimean War was pretty crazy anyway. Sca (talk) 21:36, 14 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support, but the caption and image description should specify who's where, I think it's from left to right.Brandmeistertalk 17:46, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
Unless you're Chinese, or maybe Jewish? – Sca (talk) 20:35, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
But... the names are on the image if there's any doubt. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 01:28, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Hughes & Mullins after Cundall & Howlett - Heroes of the Crimean War - Joseph Numa, John Potter, and James Deal of the Coldstream Guards.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 03:39, 24 May 2019 (UTC)



Thomas Mann Baynes phenakistiscope discEdit

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OriginalPhenakistiscope disc (animated). Running rats, Fantascope by Thomas Mann Baynes, 1833
Reason
High EV, interesting well-executed animation
Articles in which this image appears
Thomas Mann Baynes, Phenakistiscope
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Others
Creator
Thomas Mann Baynes, animated by Basile Morin
  • Support as nominatorTomer T (talk) 14:58, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment – Annoying and IMO pointless. Sca (talk) 20:33, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support like this one but the whole disc here shows better the process. Historically important, 186 year-old work. Stone towards the invention of the cinematography -- Basile Morin (talk) 00:32, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support – EV. Bammesk (talk) 01:19, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support As per Basile. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 01:41, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 01:45, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - DreamSparrow Chat 10:33, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Animated phenakistiscope disc - Running rats Fantascope by Thomas Mann Baynes 1833.gif --Armbrust The Homunculus 21:55, 25 May 2019 (UTC)



Eastern chanting goshawkEdit

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Original – An Eastern chanting goshawk in Awash National Park, Ethiopia
Reason
Was seen on Commons FPC last month, where it passed 15-1.
Articles in which this image appears
Eastern chanting goshawk, Melierax
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Birds
Creator
Charlesjsharp

Promoted File:Eastern chanting goshawk (Melierax poliopterus).jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 22:03, 25 May 2019 (UTC)



Blue-tailed damselfies matingEdit

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OriginalBlue-tailed damselfies (Ischnura elegans) mating; the female is form typica. At Radley Lakes, Oxfordshire
Reason
High quality large image. FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Blue-tailed damselfly
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Insects
Creator
Charlesjsharp
  • Support as nominatorCharlesjsharp (talk) 11:10, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Err, this isn't used in any articles. MER-C 12:16, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
  • It is used, but it's buried in the gallery. Nothing in the text refers to it, so there is no EV yet... Mattximus (talk) 17:34, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
  • I'm not seeing it. The file description page is not showing the use and I don't get anything if I search for the filename in the article. MER-C 17:44, 25 May 2019 (UTC)
  •   Request withdrawn you're right, not there! Charlesjsharp (talk) 08:54, 26 May 2019 (UTC)

Not Promoted --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:32, 27 May 2019 (UTC)



Basilica of Saint Peter in RomeEdit

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Original – The front facade of Saint Peter's basilica in Rome, viewed from St. Peter's square
Reason
A very good quality and high resolution depiction of an iconic monument. Probably the best available image of the front facade of the building (see here)
Articles in which this image appears
St. Peter's Basilica, Baroque, Arch, Tourism in Italy, Western world
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Places/Architecture
Creator
Alvesgaspar
  • Support as nominatorAlvesgaspar (talk) 14:13, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Daniel Case (talk) 15:57, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. Although there are many other images of this subject, I agree with the nominator that this is the best view of this facade on commons, and as the lead image for the Basilica it has high EV. —David Eppstein (talk) 16:03, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - nice detail. MER-C 16:09, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 20:31, 17 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment Wondering if the white balance is just a little blue? JJ Harrison (talk) 06:55, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
  • You may be right JJ Harrison, thank you. I concentrated in the near white building on the right, as a reference, and slightly adjusted the colour temperature. What do you suggest: to replace the picture or to propose a new version? -- Alvesgaspar (talk) 13:13, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
  • I'd probably just replace it - I don't think there would be any objections. JJ Harrison (talk) 04:00, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano September 2015-1a.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 15:33, 27 May 2019 (UTC)



Aletta JacobsEdit

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OriginalAletta Jacobs, c.1900
Reason
Notable suffragette, and first woman to attend a university in the Netherlands, and at least amongst the first female physicians. Image is high-quality, and, while round may not be ideal, it's not bad at all. She's likely more notable in the Netherlands than the main Anglosphere, but diversity is a good thing.
Articles in which this image appears
Aletta Jacobs
FP category for this image
Either Wikipedia:Featured_pictures/People/Political for the suffragette aspect, or Wikipedia:Featured_pictures/People/Science and engineering for the physician aspect
Creator
Max Büttinghausen (1847 - 1906); restored by Adam Cuerden. Researched by SusunW
  • Support – file description puts birth control first, not sure putting it first is a good idea, her article lists many other contributions. Bammesk (talk) 16:21, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support – Since I asked Adam to work on a photo of her in the first place and it took me almost a year to find an image that would make a good candidate for restoration. In addition to her activism and medical practice in the Netherlands, Jacobs was an extremely important and influential international women's rights activist. Active in the leadership of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, as well as influential in the US contraception movement. Besides the archive of her records in the Netherlands, her library of personal books resides in the US. I am no expert of photography, but it appears to meet the FA criteria and is verifiable as being in the public domain. SusunW (talk) 22:05, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
@SusunW: You're welcome! It was an excellent find, and I was glad to help! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 00:55, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Aletta Jacobs, 1895-1905.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 07:01, 28 May 2019 (UTC)



Malagasy giant chameleonEdit

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Reason
Impressive action sequence. This set was a 2018 Commons POTY finalist.
Articles in which this image appears
Malagasy giant chameleon
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Reptiles
Creator
Charlesjsharp

Promoted File:Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) male feeding Anja Community Reserve 1e.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 13:56, 28 May 2019 (UTC)
Promoted File:Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) male feeding Anja Community Reserve 2e.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 13:56, 28 May 2019 (UTC)
Promoted File:Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) male feeding Anja Community Reserve 3e.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 13:56, 28 May 2019 (UTC)
Promoted File:Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) male feeding Anja Community Reserve 4e.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 13:56, 28 May 2019 (UTC)



Ray StracheyEdit

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OriginalRay Strachey
Reason
A fine image of one of those people who can be quite hard to get good images of. British archives tend to be locked down a bit, so we're lucky to have such a fine picture of Strachey. She's a prominent British suffragette and, while she didn't win a parliamentary election (though she came somewhat close), she headed two or three major organisations, was the British representative to the Inter-Allied Women's Conference, and, plus, parliamentary secretary to Nancy Astor (first woman to take a seat in parliament) isn't bad.
Articles in which this image appears
Ray Strachey +1
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Political
Creator
Anonymous photographer; restored by Adam Cuerden
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.5% of all FPs 00:29, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Geoffroi (talk) 01:37, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. You can still see a lot of the texture of the paper on which this was printed (I think), above the normal film grain, but it's not an unpleasant effect and it would likely do too much damage to try to hide that. I wonder whether the negative is still accessible somewhere? —David Eppstein (talk) 03:01, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 09:46, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - Kaldari (talk) 01:44, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support – Very nice period pic (pre-WWI) – strong character shows in her expression (though her article is perhaps a bit thin). – Sca (talk) 13:25, 21 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - DreamSparrow Chat 10:32, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Charlesjsharp (talk) 17:02, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 16:35, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Ray Strachey restored.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 03:17, 29 May 2019 (UTC)



Stargazer snake eelEdit

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Original – A stargazer snake eel
Reason
Currently doing well on Commons FPC, where support is unanimous.
Articles in which this image appears
Brachysomophis cirrocheilos
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Animals/Fish
Creator
Rickard Zerpe

Promoted File:Stargazer snake eel (Brachysomophis cirrocheilos) (14419490013).jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 23:11, 31 May 2019 (UTC)