Massachusetts Historical Society

Image Permissions

The MHS does not restrict the use of images of items in the public domain or of items for which it holds copyright. For items under copyright which is not held by the MHS, it is the sole responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission from the rights holder.

All published images must be accompanied by the credit line "Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society." If the image was obtained from our website. a hyperlink to the origin of the image should be included where appropriate.

Formal permission statements can by provided upon request; contact the rights and reproductions librarian at

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