How to find info about a dead image on Flickr

flickrFound a dead link to a flickr image like and want to find out which user posted it, more images by that user, see the full-size version, etc?

From the URL you’ve got take extract the image name (2177060015_258bcfaff9_m.jpg). The first part is the photoID, the second part is the hash/salt and (if there) the third part the size (Full format: photoId_hash_size.jpg).

Now append that photoId to The example above would be transformed to