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Rights and Restrictions Information

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


Sigmund Freud Copyrights claims control of many images in this collection. Privacy and publicity rights may also 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 use"): Permitted; subject to P&P policy on copying.

Publication and other forms of distribution: May be restricted. Sigmund Freud Copyrights, which sells usage rights to Freud photographs, asserts 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 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:

Sigmund Freud Copyrights
10 Brook Street
Wivenhoe, Colchester
CO7 9DS, England
telephone: 01206 825433
fax: 01206 822990

Credit Line: 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: ... Sources for Information


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Last revised: November 25, 1997.


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