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Photo Reproduction and Licensing

Due to health risks associated with COVID-19, the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library at Colonial Williamsburg is tentatively closed until April 30th. Consequently, there may be significant delays in our ability to fulfill image orders and rights and reproductions requests. Please email rocklibrary@cwf.org  for further assistance and information. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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.

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Licensing and Publication

Publish or Exhibit Images from our Collection

Images of some of the material in our collections may be licensed for publication. Please fill out an application for permission to publish or permission to exhibit.

The use of museum objects is subject to curatorial review and approval. Occasionally, new photography is temporarily restricted for first-time use by Colonial Williamsburg. In addition, any photography of visitors or personnel that has not been model-released is restricted to in-house use.

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