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Public domain This work has been released into the public domain by its copyright holder, Cowles Communications, Inc.. This applies worldwide.
In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so:
Cowles Communications, Inc. grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

Public domain This is a photo taken by a staff photographer of LOOK Magazine, and is part of the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress. Their former owner, Cowles Communications, Inc, dedicated to the public all rights it owned to these images as an instrument of gift.
  • This license does not apply to pictures from the collection which were not taken by the magazine's own photographers.
  • Some photographers made additional restrictions. If the photographer is listed there it is because, with a few exceptions, they do not allow their photos to be used for trade or advertising purposes, i.e. commercial use. Their work is not allowed on Wikimedia.

Note: Cowles has expressed its desire that these images not be used for "trade or advertising purposes". However, this request cannot be meant as a legally binding copyright restriction on their re-use, as all the rights to this image were released; rather, it is a caution against the use of celebrity images to imply product endorsement, drawn from civil rights law, and is unrelated to copyright. See {{Personality rights}}.

Achtung-yellow.svgIt may be the case that the copyright to this photograph may be retained by the actual creator or his/her heirs.

  • Please, inform the photographer's name with {{PD-Look|photographer=Jimbo Bomis}}.
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License template for public domain works in the Library of Congress' LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection. If more specific information about the copyright status of a work can be determined a template like {{PD-US-expired}} or {{PD-US-not renewed}} is preferred.

Usage

{{PD-Look |photographer= |staff photographer= }}

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
photographerName of LOOK Magazine staff photographeremptyrequired
staff photographerSetting to "yes" will turn off the warning box. Please provide evidence the photographer was a staff photographer of LOOK on the image page as well.emptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

Relies on:
{{PD-Layout}}, {{PD-copyright holder}}

Example

{{PD-Look|photographer=Stanley Kubrick}}

renders as:

Public domain This work has been released into the public domain by its copyright holder, Cowles Communications, Inc.. This applies worldwide.
In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so:
Cowles Communications, Inc. grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

Public domain This is a photo taken by Stanley Kubrick when working as a staff photographer of LOOK Magazine, and is part of the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress. Their former owner, Cowles Communications, Inc, dedicated to the public all rights it owned to these images as an instrument of gift.

Note: Cowles has expressed its desire that these images not be used for "trade or advertising purposes". However, this request cannot be meant as a legally binding copyright restriction on their re-use, as all the rights to this image were released; rather, it is a caution against the use of celebrity images to imply product endorsement, drawn from civil rights law, and is unrelated to copyright. See {{Personality rights}}.

The Kubrick estate recognizes that Stanley Kubrick was a LOOK staff photographer from January 7, 1947 to September 12, 1950. Privacy and Publicity rights may apply.

Other licenses for images from Library of Congress collections

See also