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Lawrence and Houseworth Collection

Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Publication and other forms of distribution: Images in this collection are considered to be in the public domain. Copyright for such 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. Photographs in this collection were published in the U.S. in 1866. Works published in the U.S. more than 95 years ago are in the public domain.

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals, which requires that digital or hard copy surrogates be used in preference to the original photographs.

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 photographs.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Lawrence and Houseworth 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: Oct. 2002; March 2019


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