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Ordering Images

Ordering Images

AIC Collections

To order digital images from any of the following collections, please use the form below, or contact us at rbarchives@artic.edu:

SAIC Collections

To order digital images from any of the following collections, please contact Chris Day at cday2@artic.edu:

R&B Archives Digital Collections Order Form   [print version]

NOTE: This form is applicable to the Ryerson and Burnham Archives Digital (archival) Collections ONLY.
If you are interested in ordering digital images from the Museum's curatorial collections, please contact Image Licensing here.

Your Information:

Name:

Organization:

Mailing Address:

Telephone:

Email:


Image Information:

NOTE: "RBA Digital File Name" can be located at the bottom of each image record.

RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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RBA Digital File Name:
Title or Project Name:
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Payment Information:

I am sending payment by check to the address listed below.
I will contact you directly with my credit card information.

Select Delivery Type:



Terms and Conditions:

I have read and understand the Terms and Conditions of Use as stated below.
I agree not to reproduce any part of the materials ordered on this form without express
written permission from The Art Institute of Chicago and the copyright owner.

Additional Comments or Questions:





Terms and Conditions of Use

The Library reserves the right to decline orders if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would cause damage to the material, or involve violation of copyright law or donor restrictions. The prints and digital files produced may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) and are for educational purposes only. The Art Institute of Chicago does not transfer any reproduction rights and assumes no responsibility for the violation of copyright.

Image Reproduction Policies and Procedures

Available Formats and Specifications:

TIFF file300dpi minimum (some are higher res);
24-bit color or 16-bit grayscale
JPEG file1056 pixels at their maximum dimension
Photographic print Printed from the master TIFF file


Image Licensing Fees:

The Art Institute does not grant world rights. Our contracts grant permission to reproduce only the image(s) specified in the contract for only one edition or instance of use; any and all future uses will necessitate additional contracts and accompanying fees.

Additionally, as stated in the contract: "In addition to permission from the Museum, permission of the copyright owner (if not the Museum) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may be required for reproduction, publication, distribution, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of the copyright for the IMAGE/S and securing any necessary permissions rests with the Company desiring to publish the IMAGE/S. The Museum is not responsible for determining or paying other fees that may be due to such copyright owners."

Fees and Payment:

Payment is accepted by check or credit card only. Send checks, made payable to The Art Institute of Chicago to:

The Art Institute of Chicago
Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Digital Collections
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603-6110

Reproduction fee See table below
Image Licensing feeSee table below
Bibliographic fee
(Applied when research is conducted for email,
phone and long-distance orders)
$25
Mailing fee$5 (domestic) / $15 (international)


REPRODUCTION FEES
FormatNew or Existing ScanDeliveryFee
Hi-res TIFF or JPEG:Existing scan15 working days$15
Rush (when available)$30
New scan15 working days$30
Rush (when available)$60
Hi-res TIFF or JPEG
+
Photographic print:
Existing scan15 working days$25
Rush (when available)$50
New scan15 working days$40
Rush (when available)$80


IMAGE LICENSING FEES
Media TypeExtentUse TypeFee
Publications:Less than 3500 copies
(Excludes cover fees)
ScholarlyNo fee
Commercial$25
More than 3500 copies
(Excludes cover fees)
ScholarlyTo be determined
CommercialTo be determined
Front or back coverScholarlyTo be determined
CommercialTo be determined
Exhibitions:Museum exhibitScholarlyFree
CommercialFree
Web:Public website
Online exhibit
Scholarly$50
Commercial$100
Promotional Use:Promotional materialsScholarlyTo be determined
CommercialTo be determined
Film/Television Production:Standard TVScholarly$50
Commercial$100
Home video / DVD salesScholarly$75
Commercial$125
Education /
Non-theatrical
Scholarly$50
Commercial$100
Promotional useScholarly$50
Commercial$100
TV bundle
(all of the above)
Scholarly$200
Commercial$350
Theatrical releaseScholarly$50
Commercial$200
Commercial studio releaseScholarlyN/A
Commercial$500

Confirmation and Delivery:

We will confirm your order request and/or payment within 3 business days of its receipt. Please allow 10 business days after payment for completion of the order. We do not have the ability to email TIFF files; these may be mailed or uploaded to a user's FTP site (contact us for additional information regarding FTP delivery). Lower quality JPEGs--used primarily for web publishing or study purposes--may be emailed, mailed or delivered via FTP.

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