Using Images

By accessing the James Curtis’s website and images you agree to the Terms of Use and any additional terms below.

Obtaining Images

All of images of works in the James Curtis’s collection believed to be in the public domain are available for free, anyone may use the James Curtis’s open access material without further application, authorization, or fees due to the James Curtis.

To download open access images, simply click the image to display the full image and then right click and copy the image.

To request an image of a work that is not illustrated online, or to request digital files in sizes or formats beyond those offered, you may submit an electronic request at our Contact page.


All the information necessary for the proper citation of the James Curtis’s works is available in the description of each image. We encourage users to identify works from our collection and to provide an image credit to the James Curtis web site so that others may find and use our resources.

Apart from the above, you may not suggest or imply the James Curtis’s endorsement of your publication or project, nor use the James Curtis trademarks without permission.

If a work or a photographic image is still protected by copyright, you must cite the relevant copyright information when using the image and comply with all other terms or restrictions that may be applicable to that material.

Images from Other Sources

James Curtis can neither grant nor deny permission to use photographic images of works in its web site obtained from other sources (for example, scanned from a book or downloaded from another website). While use of such images may be possible under “fair use” or “fair dealing” provisions in the copyright laws of some jurisdictions, James Curtis is unable to assist in making this determination. In addition, we are unable to vouch for the accuracy or quality of images obtained from other sources. We strongly recommend the use of James Curtis’s own images of its web site over those from other sources.


James Curtis cannot guarantee the availability of images for every work in our web site; works or their images may be unavailable due to condition, location, exhibition, collection priorities, copyright, or other restrictions.

Any statement on the public domain status of a work is made by James Curtis in good faith. While James Curtis makes every effort to accurately determine the rights status of works and their images, this information is provided without any warranty. As an end user, you are solely responsible for the download or use of any images from the James Curtis’s site. It is your responsibility to verify or accept any rights information provided as well as to obtain any additional permission or clearances that may be required for works protected by copyright.

If you have any questions regarding the rights status of a work of art or images on the James Curtis’s website, or have any information on the rights status of a work contrary or in addition to the information in our records, please contact James Curtis.

Date: 7/17/2015