Wikidata:WikiProject sum of all paintings/Location/United Kingdom

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This is the (very incomplete and still unstructured) overview of museums with paintings in the United Kingdom part of WikiProject sum of all paintings. This list might be split up later. To work on:

Also see Wikidata:WikiProject UK and Ireland/paintings.

collection (P195) Location Number of paintings Status Lists


National Gallery (Q180788) List London 2500 Online, but ©, does have some sort of API. Possible to get info by inventory number, all paintings and a single painting. Done indexing. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


National Portrait Gallery (Q238587) List London 3100 Online, done indexing. Just 77 paintings missing all seem to be from the reference collection (list). Could do that at some later point. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Tate (Q430682) List London Metadata available under CC0 in easy format. This includes all the Tate parts (gallery, Britain, Modern, etc). All the works that start with inventory number "N..." used to be in the National Gallery and the numbers seem to fill the gaps. Need to figure that out and get it confirmed. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


British Museum (Q6373) London 200-600k Almost 600k objects of type "visual representation" at http://collection.britishmuseum.org/sparql with query:
select * {?x crm:P2_has_type/skos:broader/rdfs:label "visual representation"}

This is too broad: includes photographs, medals, plaquettes. Which narrower terms to select?

select * {?x skos:broader/rdfs:label "visual representation"; skos:prefLabel ?label}
LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Dulwich Picture Gallery (Q1241163) List London 600+ Indexed the website. Has some interesting encoding issues and some paintings seem to be missing. Have to check this list for missing paintings LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


National Galleries of Scotland (Q2051997) List Edinburgh 3700 One collection for Scottish National Gallery (Q942713), Scottish National Portrait Gallery (Q2441562) and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Q1889944). Looks like they have about 3700 artworks. Cleaned up existing artworks and done indexing. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Royal Academy of Arts (Q270920) London Royal Academy scans are CC by NC, but potentially metadata is more open LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


National Library of Wales (Q666063) Aberystwyth about 20,000 National Library of Wales has already released thousands of Artworks to Wiki commons as CC-0 with more planned releases soon. It houses the Welsh Landscape Collection, Welsh Portrait Archives and a large Framed Works collection. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Royal Collection (Q1459037) List All over the UK 5500-7000 Wikipedia article says 7000 paintings, website returns 5500. website uses json so shouldn't be too hard to retrieve the data. Cleaned up, indexed the paintings. Total now at around 5450, so some missing. Search might return less or duplicate inventory numbers. LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (Q1061094) Glasgow 1000s Very unclear! LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery (Q1465387) Glasgow 100s unclear. There's a very rudimentary search site LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes


York Art Gallery (Q8055361) York 15145 Online collection search. All PD works available, quality varies. Former part of a GLAMwiki project. Commons Category LList*Query*No inv num*No creator*No datecrotos changes