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Ordering Reproductions
As part of its public service mission, The New York Public Library provides reproductions of certain items from its collections, for PERSONAL or RESEARCH USE ONLY. Any other use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication, exhibition, online/web site, broadcast/film, home video, and promotional use without prior written permission of the Library is strictly prohibited. Granting or withholding of permission is determined by the Library on a case by case basis, and a usage fee is required.

Users should be aware that materials made available directly through the divisions and through this web site may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to copyright and the rights of privacy and publicity, of parties other than the Library. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any other permissions, and paying associated fees, which may be necessary for the proposed use.

See Photographic Services & Permissions website for more information. Contact Photographic Services & Permissions at:

      Photographic Services & Permissions
      The New York Public Library
      Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, Room 68
      New York, NY 10018-2788
      Tel: (212) 930-9270; Fax: (212) 221-3423
      E-mail: photoservices@nypl.org

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the reproduction of copyrighted material. Customers will be required to sign an indemnification statement in order for reproduction to take place. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.


Saving to MyGallery
My Gallery allows you to collect a group of images. Images are currently saved to MyGallery only for the duration of your session online. For each of the images you have selected, you will see the image, its unique id and its title. The ID will let you order a reproduction of the image later, if you choose.

You may return to Performing Arts in America to search or browse at any time and these items will be saved while you are online.


You can always change your mind at any point in the ordering process.

Just follow these five simple steps to place your order.

  1. To order a reproduction, click on Save to MyGallery.

  2. To view MyGallery selections, click on Order on the top menu.

  3. From here, you may simply view your items or order reproduction-quality prints. If you decide to purchase a print of an image, click on Select Print Type. This will allow you to select a color or black and white print.

  4. After making your selection, you may proceed to Order Reproductions. Complete the contact and shipping information on the form.

  5. Print the order summary and fax or mail to Photographic Services & Permissions.
    Orders for prints from digital images may be placed by mail, phone or fax.

Price List
Prints from Digital Images
All images will be printed on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper, though the actual image size may be smaller. Digital prints are produced using a permanent, silver halide photographic process. Check with Photographic Services & Permissions for availability.

Prints(on 8.5" x 11" paper)

Digital File on CD-R


Charge includes shipping cost to anywhere in the United States. For optional delivery services or international shipping see below.

Optional Delivery Services
Foreign mail (airmail) Price on request
Courier service Price on request


Payment Information
Prepayment in full is required. Photographic Services & Permissions accepts payment by credit card (Mastercard, Visa or American Express) and check drawn on a U.S. bank, or on a U.S. branch of a foreign bank; by U.S. postal or bank money order, or international money order drawn on a bank with a branch in the U.S.


Return Policy
There are no returns on prints from digital images.


Privacy Policy
NYPL is committed to protecting your privacy. We will never sell, barter, or give away your personal information to anyone. Your information will be kept completely confidential and secure. No third parties will ever have access to your information.


To request permission to reproduce material from this website or material found in any of the Library's collections consult the Use Fee Schedule for Images from The Research Libraries, complete an Application to Reproduce Still Images and forward it to the appropriate address as shown below:

      Permissions Department, Room 103
      The New York Public Library
      Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
      New York, NY 10018-2788
      Tel: (212) 930-0091; Fax: (212) 930-0533
      E-mail: permissions@nypl.org

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