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Sigmund Freud Collection

Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Publication and other forms of distribution: May be restricted. Sigmund Freud Copyrights, managed by the Marsh Agency, sells usage rights to Freud photographs. Sigmund Freud Copyrights has asserted that it holds the copyright for many Freud family photographs held by the Library. ( A copy of the photo inventory for Sigmund Freud Copyrights is filed in the P&P Reference File.) While the Library of Congress has not found any information in its files that substantiates this claim, patrons are advised that Sigmund Freud Copyrights has expressed an interest in the use of Freud images, and patrons are advised to check for copyright before publishing or otherwise distributing photographs from the Library's Freud Collection. Privacy and publicity rights may also apply. Contact:

Marsh Agency
telephone: +44(0)20 7493 4361
email: [email protected]

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.

Credit Line for works not by Patterson: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Sigmund Freud Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-1234]. ]

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. Prepared: 1997; Last revised: June 2018


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