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Photo credits

Wikimania 2014 at the Barbican in London

Wikimania 2014 London

Sebastiaan ter Burg

CC BY 2.0

Lighting through the ages

Lighting through the ages

Maurice Dessertenne

Public domain

Turkey 2019

Blanca Flores/Wikimedia Foundation

CC BY-SA 4.0