Thursday, July 5, 2012
Copyright in Glass Negatives
Publication. If the photos were published, the rules vary depending on the date of publication and whether the work had to be renewed. You can explore all of these possibilities using this public domain chart.
Exploiting the negatives. We hope you can share and enjoy the negatives in some way. It's true that a few glass negative discoveries bring about a jackpot, but, alas, most glass negatives aren't worth dragging to Antiques Road Show (although they may have some historical value).