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by Victorian_reader
Mon May 31, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Using photograph from 1903 book as illustration in book now
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: Using photograph from 1903 book as illustration in book now

Many thanks, Andy, for this clear thread through the mazes of Copyright Acts. Just for clarification in case it is helpful for others: yes, this was a photo taken in the UK by a UK photographer; and the book it appeared in was a UK publication. (I alluded to 'multi-national hoops' because the firm t...
by Victorian_reader
Sun May 30, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Using photograph from 1903 book as illustration in book now
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Using photograph from 1903 book as illustration in book now

The photograph was taken around the early 1880s by a commercial portrait photographer who died in 1913. It was used as an illustration in a biography of the sitter, published in 1903 (not long after the sitter’s death). The sitter might well have been the person who commissioned the original photogr...
by Victorian_reader
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Copyright in a nineteenth century ‘logo’?
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: Copyright in a nineteenth century ‘logo’?

Thank you very much indeed, Andy, for explaining all these considerations so clearly!
Grateful Victorian_reader
by Victorian_reader
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: Copyright in a nineteenth century ‘logo’?
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Copyright in a nineteenth century ‘logo’?

I help run a literary society devoted to the works of a popular Victorian author who died in 1901. From the late 1880s their UK publisher issued this author’s works with a ‘logo’: the author’s initials in a distinctive fancy typeface, surrounded by a little decorative frame. The publisher’s name doe...