Rights and Restrictions Information
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730
The Library owns a portfolio of photographs by Eugene Atget that
was published by Berenice Abbott in 1956. There are no known restrictions.
Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving
Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying,
photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair
subject to P&P policy on copying which prohibits xeroxing of the original
Publication and other forms of distribution: Permitted.
Although the title page states "All Rights Reserved," the Library has been unable to ascertain who owns the rights to these images. Commerce Graphics asserted that it held Berenice Abbott's copyrights, but did not claim the rights for this portfolio. The Museum of Modern Art, which owns Atget's negatives, reports that Atget had no heirs and believes that any rights may have expired.
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs
Division, [Reproduction number e.g., LC- USZ62-12345]
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Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff, 1999. Last revised: May 2018