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Cabinet of American Illustration

Rights and Restrictions Information

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Publication and other forms of distribution: The Cabinet of American Illustration contains drawings from many artists and sources. Researchers wishing to publish or otherwise distribute items from this collection must conduct item-specific assessments of the rights which may be associated with the specific pieces.

All information documented by P&P staff regarding publication and/or copyright claimants has been recorded in the catalog record. When the Library is aware of restriction information for a specific artist, a statement is available, listed on the Rights and Restrictions Information page under the artist's name. Copyright for other works is determined by guidelines on the duration of copyright; see: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image - How Long Copyrights Last.

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying. This policy prohibits photocopying of original drawings.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Alfred Bendiner Memorial Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-90145]

For more information, please read: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Revised: May 1999; March 2019


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