Image Reproduction and Usage

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum offers digital reproductions of items in our collections for research, publication, and commercial use. Permission for usage is granted for one time use only.  

  • To submit your request, please fill out this form. You may also mail your request to The Redwood Library and Athenaeum, C/O Special Collections Department, 50 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI 02840, but please be sure to include the information on this page. 
  • Not all usage and reproduction requests can be accommodated due to possible violation of copyright laws, material format, or preservation concerns.
  • Orders are subject to Rhode Island state tax unless a non-profit identification number is given.
  • Prepayment is required for all requests. Upon receipt of payment, the order will be completed as soon as is possible. Orders requiring new photography may take longer.
  • Permission is granted for one time use only. Material may not be used in any other editions, language or format.
  • Each additional use requires an additional request and fee.
  • It is strictly prohibited to alter, resell, duplicate, or publish any image from the Redwood Library and Athenaeum without prior written consent.
  • All reproductions must carry the following credit line (either next to each reproduction or in a separate credits section):

Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island

[Name of specific collection or donor, when applicable.]

  • Failure to credit properly may result in denial of future request of permission.
  • The applicant will supply the Redwood Library and Athenaeum with two gratis copies of the final publication in which the image is reproduced.

Discounts may be applied for orders consisting of more than ten images at the Redwood Library's discretion. 

All prices are per image. Fees paid are nonrefundable.


            JPEG/TIFF (300 DPI), with existing master        $15

            JPEG/TIFF (300 DPI), new master                      $30      







Advertisement (print, broadcast, video, web)






Exhibition/Public Display






Print (book, e-book, journal, newspaper, calendar, etc.)

 Prices for print material reproduction and usage are listed below 


Cover image (regardless of print run)



Print run up to 5,000



Print run 5,001-50,000



Print run 50,001-100,000



Print run 100,001 or greater



Web use (images will be watermarked by the Library)



If you have any questions concerning the image reproduction process, please email

Please choose a file format.
What are you planning to use this image for?