Toni Frissell Collection
Rights and Restrictions Information
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730
There are no restrictions known to the Library on the use of images
with original negatives or transparencies, with the exceptions noted below. Photographic
prints for which the Library does not hold negatives or transparencies may have been
produced as "work for hire" and copyright may be held by the original
client. Privacy and publicity rights may apply.
Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy
on serving originals.
Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying,
photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair
with the exception of the King Ranch photographs (see below); subject
to P&P policy on copying. This policy prohibits xeroxing of the
photographs in this collection.
Publication and other forms of distribution:
Images for which the Library holds original negative or transparency:
Per the instrument of gift, Miss Frissell dedicated to the public the
rights she held to original negatives and transparencies in her collection, and she orally
informed the Library that she held the rights to those images. This
assertion is supported by Vogue Magazine, for which Miss
Frissell was a staff photographer from 1933 to the late 1940s. They
have informed the Library in writing that they claim no rights to images
for which the Library holds the negatives or transparencies. However, privacy and publicity rights
The presence of one of the following
codes at the beginning of a reproduction
number indicates that the Library
Note: Photographs in LOT 12452, Bookboards, which have original
negatives fall into the above category. Photographs of Bouvier-Kennedy
wedding in LOT 10499-2 also have original negatives. They represent
a portion of an exhibition created by Magnum, Inc., for the Library
in 1964 from negatives to which Miss Frissell retained rights. Magnum
does not control use of original Frissell negatives in the Library's
Images for which the Library does not hold the original
negative: Photographic prints for which the Library
does not hold negatives or transparencies may have been produced as "work for
hire" and copyright may be held by the original client. Privacy
and publicity rights may also apply.
Note: Photographs in LOT 12452, Bookboards that do not have
original negatives fall into this category.
King Ranch photographs: Written permission
must be received before photographic copies of King Ranch images
can be produced for any purpose. Contact:
King Ranch, Inc.
Kingsville, TX 78363
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs
Division, Toni Frissell Collection, [reproduction number, e.g.,
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Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Last revised: 6/2016.