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Museo Soumaya paintingsEdit
Hi ProtoplasmaKid, how are you doing? At Wikimania we talked about adding the Museo Soumaya (Q2097646) paintings to Wikidata as part of Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintings. Do you think they're up to that? Multichill (talk) 22:20, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
- I think they are agree. What I need to do? Thanks, --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 07:12, 7 February 2016 (UTC)
- Let's keep the conversation in one place.
- To be able to add paintings (or other works) from a collection to Wikidata I need metadata for each work. I looked at the Museo Soumaya website and I didn't see pages for individual works. Is that correct? Do you know if they have any plans to publish that?
- Maybe you can get me the metadata for the works in some sort of structured format (csv generally works). The metadata should contain as much information as available, but at least a title, artist (can be unknown) and inventory number (to make it unique). For Wikidata:Flemish art collections, Wikidata and Linked Open Data I uploaded all sorts of works, not only paintings. I remember Museo Soumaya having an interesting sculpture collection so we could do the same here. Can you see if they can release this data?
- I also created Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintings/Location/Mexico. Can you expand this list? I'm sure Mexico has more museums that contain paintings.
- Multichill (talk) 11:35, 7 February 2016 (UTC)