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Following the tragic fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro some online platforms have asked the public to help document the museum’s lost collection by sharing images and other digital material.
The open-access image repository Wikimedia Commons has asked its users to contribute images of the museum’s collection. Instruction are below:
3D repository site Sketchfab has also created a collection of 25 models from the Museu Nacional that can be accessed by anyone, and invites users who might have created a 3D or photogrammetric model of the museum’s artefacts to share their work on the site.