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by GeorgeB
Tue May 23, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: What Is Ronchey Law
Replies: 4
Views: 4421

Andy

Thank you so much for that - the image is a scan from book of illustrations dating back to the 17th century.

Your replies have been extremely helpful.

Regards

George
by GeorgeB
Tue May 23, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: What Is Ronchey Law
Replies: 4
Views: 4421

Hi Andy Thank you for that. I don't read Italian but your translation of the main part was more than sufficient. Can I just quickly check then that I can safely download and use one of the images (from a different site) without having to seek permission. Thanks again for your response and help. George
by GeorgeB
Tue May 23, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: What Is Ronchey Law
Replies: 4
Views: 4421

What Is Ronchey Law

Hi This is follow up to a query I posted recently. I wanted to use an image for a charity project. The image appears in several sites most of which claim the image has no copyright attached to it (at least in the US). The image, however also appears on a site owned by the University of Bologna who a...
by GeorgeB
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: 16th Century Illustrations found Pinterest
Replies: 2
Views: 6448

Hi Andy

Thank you so much for your reply which was extremely useful. I think, for my own peace of mind, I won't use this image. I'm sure that there is little chance of the University of Bologna finding out if I did, but I would know.

Once again, thank you for clear and detailed reply.

George
by GeorgeB
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Copyright Basics
Topic: 16th Century Illustrations found Pinterest
Replies: 2
Views: 6448

16th Century Illustrations found Pinterest

Hi I wonder if anyone can clarifiy this for me. I found a series of 16th century botanical illustrations by Ulisse Aldrovandi on Pinterest. Some of the people who have posted these images claim that they are 'probably' in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US - n...
by GeorgeB
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Selling a photograph of a purchased print
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Hi Andy

Thanks again. I probably will use this image in my project.

Thanks for your help and have a good Christmas.

George
by GeorgeB
Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Selling a photograph of a purchased print
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Hi Andy Thank you for getting back to me - that was really helpful. These are the details of the print from the BM shop website: "The famous porcupine' by Frederick Hendrik Van Hove, 1672. This print is an advertisement and souvenir of an apparently 'famous' beast exhibited in London in the late 160...
by GeorgeB
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Selling a photograph of a purchased print
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Selling a photograph of a purchased print

Hi Can anyone help me this copyright issue? I recently bought a print from the British Musuem which I have had framed. I have taken a photograph of the framed print which I would like to use use on a piece of decoupage which I intend to sell. I normally use images that are clearly in the public doma...