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Rights and Restrictions Information

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

FIGG photographs are restricted by copyright.

Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving originals. (The "original" the Library holds is a digital file.)

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: Restricted. FIGG photographs are protected by copyright. The duration of copyright for works for hire is 95 years from publication or 120 years from creation, whichever is shorter. (See P&P Collection Files.) Contact information as of October 2006 is:

Cheryl Maze
Director of Lasting Impressions
424 N. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
phone: 850-224-7400
email: web site:

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [title of photograph], © FIGG, [date], [Reproduction number e.g., LC-USZ62-123456]

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. Created: October 30, 2006.

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