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American Cartoon Prints

Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Publication and other forms of distribution: No known restrictions. The American Cartoon Prints were published in the U.S. in the 1700s and 1800s. Items published in the United States more than 95 years ago are in the public domain.

Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving originals, which requires the use of digital images in lieu of the original images.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying, which prohibits photocopying of the original images.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-DIG-ppmsca-12345]

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 date: Nov. 23, 2009. Last revised: Nov. 2019.


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