Flickr Commons: No Known Copyright Restrictions

The University of Washington Libraries is a proud member of The Commons on Flickr.

The University of Washington Libraries Special Collections (UW) images that are part of The Commons on Flickr are marked "no known copyright restrictions". This designation means either that the copyright on this image has expired, or we believe no copyright restrictions apply. While we have posted only those images for which we believe no copyright exists, the University of Washington is not responsible for any violation of copyright perpetrated by you when you use the images.

The photos we have posted in our collection are to be used for personal, educational or research purposes. However, high resolution files are available for a fee from the UW Libraries Special Collections division; for further information regarding purchasing or licensing our images, please visit the Reproduction and Use page. Funds from the purchase and licensing of our images supports ongoing efforts to make additional images available online.

While we are reasonably certain that our images do not infringe on copyright, we are interested in protecting the rights of creators and rights holders; if you have specific information retarding the copyright of images posted by the University of Washington Libraries, please contact us at diginit [at] uw [dot] edu.

Please visit our Flickr Commons page to learn more about the University of Washington Libraries' Flickr Commons project.



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