Image of the Encyclopedia Britannica Concise where photos of women are missing

Image from Encyclopedia Britannica Concise, Internet Archive.

Why I look for missing faces #VisibleWikiWomen

Posted March 1, 2018 by

When you are looking for information on the web and you find an article in Wikipedia, you probably expect the article to include some representative illustration of the subject. In fact, often the web browser already displays an image before you enter Wikipedia. If the item is a biography, you expect to find a portrait of the person. But what happens when there is no image? Could it be that this person is not important enough to be portrayed?