I have an out-of-copyright image (or text) that is reproduced in an in-copyright book. Can I scan / type it into Wikipedia?

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I have an out-of-copyright image (or text) that is reproduced in an in-copyright book. Can I scan / type it into Wikipedia?

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Providing they haven’t altered the image then they can’t claim a copyright on it. If it was in the public domain before they used it, it’s still in the public domain afterward.

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