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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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Photography Request Conditions



  1. All requests for permission to use an image for publication must be made in writing and include the intended use, the publisher, and expected date of publication. Online Photo Request Form may be used to initiate order. Requests via phone or e-mail are not accepted.
  2. The publisher is to provide the Hood Museum of Art with one complete, gratis copy of the publication in which the image is reproduced. Send to attention of Photographic Services. A gratis copy of the publication is not required for non-Art related textbooks.
  3. Reproduction is permitted only from photographs and transparencies supplied by the Hood Museum of Art. Color reproductions must be made from a 4 X 5 inch transparency. For Black and White reproductions, an 8 X 10 glossy print will be provided. Digital Images are not currently supplied for publication purposes. Occasionally a digital image may be provided for study purposes, but only where time, personnel and availability allow. Digital images would be supplied at 72 dpi, in jpg format.
  4. Color transparencies remain the property of the Hood Museum of Art and are sent out on a rental basis. Black and White 8 X 10 prints are sold to the applicant.
  5. Each image must be reproduced unaltered and in its entirety unless approved in advance by the Hood Museum of Art. The reproduction must not be cropped, bled off the page, printed on color stock or with colored ink, nor have anything superimposed on the image. When a detail is used, the word DETAIL must appear in the credit line, but pre-approval is required.
  6. FULL documentation credit, AS SUPPLIED BY THE MUSEUM, must appear in immediate proximity to the image, or in the section devoted to photographic credits. Abbreviations are not permitted.
  7. The Hood Museum of Art assumes no responsibility for any royalties or fees claimed by the artist, or on his or her behalf. Although the Hood Museum of Art owns the artwork and images of said artwork in its collection, the copyright to said work is retained by any living artist and /or the estate or representative of any artist whose date of death is within the past 70 years. It is incumbent upon the author or publisher to obtain additional copyright permission when necessary. The onus of determining when this is applicable rests with the applicant.
  8. The Hood Museum of Art reserves the right to deny permission to reproduce an image from its collection to any applicant whose product is not acceptable to the Museum for any reason.
  9. Permission is granted for one time use as detailed on the application form. Permission to publish must be obtained in advance for each subsequent edition or reprint.
  10. Permission is valid only for the individual, company, or institution to whom it is specifically issued and may not be transferred, assigned, sold or otherwise disposed of without written permission of the Hood Museum of Art. Photographic Services, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 6 East Wheelock Street, Hanover, NH 03755-3591 FAX: 603 646-1400

Last Updated: 11/28/12