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Template:PD-Japan-oldphoto

Public domain This photograph is in the public domain in Japan because it was first published in Japan and its copyright has expired according to Article 23 of the 1899 Copyright Act of Japan (English translation) and Article 2 of Supplemental Provisions of Copyright Act of 1970. This is when the photograph meets one of the following conditions:
  1. It was published before January 1, 1958.
  2. It was photographed before January 1, 1957 and was not published within 10 years from photographing.
  3. It was photographed in 1957 and was not published by December 31, 1970.

It is also in the public domain in the United States because its copyright in Japan expired by 1970 and was not restored by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act.

Notes
To uploader: Please provide the source and publication date.
  • If the photograph was also published in the United States within 30 days after publication in Japan, it might be copyrighted. If the copyright has not expired in the U.S, this file will be deleted. See Commons:Hirtle chart.
  • This template should not be used for a faithful photographic reproduction of an artwork. Under Article 23 of the former Copyright Act, its protection will be consistent with the artwork. See also Commons:When to use the PD-Art tag.

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Usage

{{PD-Japan-oldphoto}}

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Additional information

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Localization

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To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:PD-Japan-oldphoto/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.