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Conditions of Use

The contents of this website are made available for individual private study, scholarship, and research only. Any other use, including but not limited to any type of publication or commercial use, is prohibited without the payment of usage fees and the prior written permission of The New York Public Library as well as any owners of rights in the materials, if applicable. Regarding such permission, please contact the NYPL Photographic Services & Permissions office for additional information. The New York Public Library has posted the material on this website in an effort to make meaningful information widely available, free of charge for personal or research purposes, in a manner that The Library believes consistent with the intentions of the individuals and committees that came together to create these works. The Library has made diligent efforts to locate and obtain permission to post this material from any individual or group that may own rights therein. Please contact The Library if you have an interest in these materials and have any objection or concern with respect to The Library's posting of them


Obtaining Copies of Images

The low-resolution images available on the website are suitable for immediate printing or downloading to provide good-quality reference copies for a wide range of educational, creative, and research purposes.

High-resolution copies of images from the collections of The New York Public Library are available for licensing for personal use and for professional reproduction through Photographic Services & Permissions.

Copies of images from external repositories or individuals must be obtained directly from those repositories and individuals.