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Image Rights and Reproductions

Dumbarton Oaks does not hold the copyright for any items in the Ephemera Collection and cannot grant permission for reuse.  Scholars who wish to publish or distribute images from the Ephemera Collection must seek permission directly from the institution that holds the rights. This is usually company that originally printed the postcard or the artist.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library does not provide assistance in acquiring images or permissions for publication from other institutions.

Scans can be requested for items outside of copyright. For more information about U.S. copyright law and especially the limits of “fair use,” please refer to United State Code, title 17, section 107.