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Photographic Reproductions

Order Images for Publication or Personal Use

Reproduction of material in our collections is available for both personal and publication use. Reproductions are available in print or digital format only. Submit a request in person or by email, letter, phone, or fax.

Orders are normally processed within three weeks. However, reproductions required for internal foundation needs have priority over outside orders.

Use for publication:

All material in the collection is copyrighted and requires a release for use in publications, exhibitions, websites, broadcasts, and films. Learn more about licensing and publication.

Personal use:

Reproduction requests for personal and study use may be placed using the reproduction request form.


Reproduction Fees

Payment must be made by check, in advance. The minimum order is $10.00 plus a minimum shipping charge of $6.00 (for a minimum job total of $16.00).

New photography/new scan fees:

If an object does not yet have existing photography or requires new photography due to conservation treatment or other factors, then a new photography or new scan fee will be assessed in addition to a reproduction fee.

View Type Fee
Overall, 2-D object $75.00
Overall, 3-D object $125.00
Multiple details object Add $50.00 to above fee

Digital services:

Service Fee
Custom 8″ × 10″ digital color or B&W prints $18.00
Proof digital prints for color matching $6.00
35mm scan $15.00
Large format scan $30.00
Flatbed scan $30.00

Large format prints:

Available finishes are glossy or matte.

Format Fee
A-size (up to 8″ × 10″) $25.00
B-size (up to 11″ × 17″) $45.00
C-size (up to 17″ × 22″) $60.00

Customers who wish to obtain reproductions at sizes larger than those listed above, may contact the Visual Resources Librarian to discuss the possibility of obtaining a high res digital image and a permission letter granting them permission for one-time printing of the image through an outside printing vendor.

Shipping (via UPS):

Order total Fee
$5.00–$10.00 $6.00
$10.01–$25.00 $7.00
$25.01–$50.00 $8.00
$50.01–$75.00 $9.00
$75.01–$104.99 $10.00
$105.00 and over $10.00 plus the above prices per amount over $105.00

Rush services:

Rush orders can be shipped via Federal Express or UPS (if you provide an account number when ordering). Reproductions are custom made for each order; extra images are not kept in stock. 24 hour turnaround time is currently unavailable.

Time Additional fee
2–5 working days add 100% to price
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