Decorative motif, mittens and cravat in silk Chantilly bobbin lace, 1850-1910. MoMu - Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp, www.momu.be. Photo by Hugo Maertens, Bruges
Europeana Fashion edit-a-thon MoMu
On Monday 23 September an edit-a-thon was held in the Belgian city Antwerp as cooperation between Fashion Museum Antwerp, Wikimedia Belgium (in founding process) and Wikimedia Netherlands. About 25 participants listened to a presentation about the museum, followed by a presentation about Wikipedia and Wikimedia, and started with editing and writing about Belgian fashion. In between writing sessions the participants had a tour through the museum and were informed about the collection and exhibition of the Belgian fashion.
The edit-a-thon was organized as part of Europeana Fashion and also other organisations were involved. The museum uploaded also images of pieces, see the category on Commons.
For Belgium there were 3210 photos uploaded by 121 participants for a total of more than 13 GB. There was one participant that uploaded 700 photos. On the 28th of September there were 422 uploads.