Skip Navigation Links  The Library of Congress >> Researchers
Prints and Photographs Reading Room (Prints and Photographs Division)
  Home >> Rights and Restrictions Information
Find in

Performing Arts Posters

Rights and Restrictions Information

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730


Performing Arts Posters are drawn from three collections: Theatrical Poster Collection, the Minstrel Poster Collection, and the Magic Poster Collection. While the dates span 1840-1936, the bulk of the posters were published between 1879-1910. There are no known restrictions on Performing Arts Posters.

Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving original materials.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Permitted; subject to P&P policy on copying, which prohibits xeroxing of original posters.

Publication and other forms of distribution: There are no known restrictions on Performing Arts Posters. Most of the material in this collection was published before 1923 and is in the public domain. The few that date 1923-1936 do not include copyright notices or symbols.

Credit line: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-90145]

For more information, please read: Copyright and Other Restrictions: ... Sources for Information


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Last revised: 2003


Top of Page Top of Page
  Home >> Rights and Restrictions Information
Find in
  The Library of Congress >> Researchers
  July 17, 2017
Legal | External Link Disclaimer

Contact Us:  
Ask a Librarian