Thanks for your previous suggestions.Unfortunately I've been busy with other things and I am just getting back to this.

I think I have found a reasonable strategy for searching images. I can use this query (siilar to what was suggested by Platonides):

Then I can parse the result set and create another query which gets me the urls:|File:Chartres%20cathedral%202880.jpg|File:Chartres%20cathedral%202879.jpg&prop=imageinfo&iiprop=url

However, I am still encountering a problem -- doesn't like requests that don't come from a browser. When I put these queries into php I get a 403 error. Is there a url where I can search wikimedia programatically?



On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Platonides <> wrote:
On 30/12/11 21:01, Timothy Helck wrote:
> Roan,
> I've looked at search, but it only seems to return names of pages, not
> images. Is there a way to make it return images?
> Tim

Files are at namespace 6, which wasn't included in the provided query:

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