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Photographic Reproduction Policy and Fees

To see our complete policy, or to see our reproduction fees, click "Read More," below. Patrons who are interested in reproductions of photographs from our collections for personal use (i.e., not for publication or public exhibition) should download and submit an Order Form and Condition Agreement for Personal Use.

Patrons requesting reproductions of photographs from our collections for publication and/or public exhibition in any medium must submit an Order Form and Permission to Publish Request. Please click "Read More," below, to view use fees. No use fee is charged for reproductions of public records.

 General Photographic Policy

  • Photographs and illustrations belonging to LancasterHistory.org (LHO) may not be placed under the protection of copyright by the purchaser of such images, his heirs, assigns, or agents.
  • Written permission must be received from LHO for each use of any photograph for publication or exhibition. LHO retains all rights to reproduction and publication in any form of items in its collections.
  • Permission to reproduce covers only the specific occasion and use stated on the permission form. Additional use of any kind, including reprints, further editions, etc., will require reapplication.
  • Photographic work for any and all purposes will be done by a photographer selected or authorized by LHO under its supervision at a location approved by LHO. LHO reserves the right to refuse requests for photographic work.
  • The full credit line, "Courtesy of LancasterHistory.org, Lancaster, Pennsylvania," must be printed adjacent to the printed material and must appear for each reproduction.
  • If an image is not published in its entirety, that is, if cropped in any way, the caption must include the word "detail" as well as the full credit line.
  • LHO reserves the right to make at its own expense and use for its own purposes copies of any images covered by this application.
  • LHO requests that the requestor furnish one complimentary copy of the issue of the periodical or book in which the reproduction(s) appear.
  • LHO gives no exclusive right to any publisher, author, or photographer and assumes no responsibility for duplication of subjects by others or any responsibility for claims by third parties.
  • Patrons wishing to have images saved to CD should specify resolution and the type of file (JPEG, TIFF, etc.) required. Those wishing to have images emailed should also specify resolution, but only JPEG images can be sent via email. Files can also be sent through use of a file sharing service such as DropBox.


Image Reproduction Fees

All scanning of material from the collection of LancasterHistory.org is completed by historical society staff. Eligibility for item scanning is based upon the condition and size of the item. Images can be saved in TIFF or JPEG formats. Resolution range is between 72 and 1200 dpi. If no format or resolution is specified, images will be saved in JPEG and scanned at 300 dpi.

 

Image Reproduction Type for Personal UseFee
Scanned Images (saved to CD or sent via email) $10/ image

 

Image Reproduction Type for Commercial Use Fee
Print Media (First Print) $50                               
Print Media (Each Additional Print) $20
Advertising & Non-Editorial Use* (First Print) $50
Advertising & Non-Editorial Use* (Each Additional Print) $20
Exhibition or Display Purposes for Non-Lancaster County Businesses** (Up to 5 Images) $250                                   
Exhibition or Display Purposes for Non-Lancaster County Businesses** (Each Additional  Image) $60
Exhibition or Display Purposes for Lancaster County Businesses** (Up to 5 Images) $100
Exhibition or Display Purposes for Lancaster County Businesses** (Each Additional Image) $30
Commercial Video Production $75/hour
Software/CD (CD only)*** $50
Software/CD (CD with Multiple Formats)*** $75
Internet $200

 

Image Reproduction Type for Non-Profit UseFee
Print Media (First Print) $25
Print Media (Each Additional Print) $10
Advertising & Non-Editorial Use* (First Print) $25
Advertising & Non-Editorial Use* (Each Additional Print) $10
Exhibition or Display Purposes** (Up to 5 Images) $20
Exhibition or Display Purposes** (Each Additional Image) $5
Software/CD (CD only)*** $12.50
Software/CD (CD with Multiple Formats)*** $25
Internet $100

Additional Uses

  • Students (Student ID Required): No Fee
  • Print News Media: No Fee

*Advertising & Non-Editorial Use includes the reproduction of images for use in unbound materials, postcards, posters, brochures, calendars, broadsides, etc...

**Exhibition or Display Purposes Use includes reproduction of images for use for websites, films, or documentaries. Fees do not include any publication rights or permission for other uses.

***Patrons wishing to have images saved to CD should specify resolution and the type of file (JPEG, TIFF, etc.) required. Those wishing to have images emailed should also specify resolution, but only JPEG images can be sent via email. Files can also be sent through use of a file sharing service such as DropBox.

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