Requested result:

how it should look like

How to make such a header ("Fig. 3") in the left upper corner?

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    This would look ugly, in my point of view
    – user31729
    Aug 8 '15 at 11:20

The design is your own decision. But, if you need this, then tikz is a good choice. Here is a MWE:


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\tikz[overlay,remember picture]{\node at(current page.north west)[anchor=north west,font=\bfseries]{Fig. \ref{fig:f1}};}        
\caption{My Figure}


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