Photo Procurement Policy

Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of Automatic Musical Instruments & Automata

Quality photographic duplications of materials in the collection are offered for research, publication, and commercial use. All materials are photographed on-site by either our professional staff or custom photographer.

Orders are accepted in person, by telephone, letter, fax, or e-mail. Please note that any information about, or photocopies of the image that you are requesting can be important in locating the correct image you desire. Both digital reproduction & Publication Fees will apply. An invoice will be forwarded to you requesting prepayment with the order being processed upon receipt of payment. Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Paypal or check. Checks should be made payable to: Morris Museum and mailed to the address above with copy of the invoice.

Please note that it takes 4 to 6 weeks to process orders involving new photography. A minimum $5 domestic mailing fee is added to all orders unless other arrangements are made to have the materials picked up or shipped at the patron’s expense. For International orders, shipping & handling fees will be calculated upon request/order.

Permission to reproduce material from the collection must be granted in writing and is at the discretion of the Morris Museum. All permission is granted on a per use basis. A contract will be forwarded outlining all photo credit requirements, object identification details and fees for non-exclusive one-time use. Images cannot be altered without special permission. The user of supplied reproductions assumes all responsibilities for using them in conformity with existing copyright laws, and will be required to supply the Morris Museum with a copy of any publication or project in which the image(s) appear.

Digital Reproductions - Includes basic color correction. Burned to a CD in JPEG &/or TIFF format when available, with sRGB color representation & approximate dimension being 8.5 x 11.5

Existing Digital File Scan from Existing Photography New Photography
Web Use (72-180 dpi)

$10 per image

+ $15 surcharge per order

$20 per image

+ $15 surcharge per order

$25 per image

+ $15 surcharge per order

Printed Work (300-600 dpi)

$10 per image

+ $15 surcharge per order

$20 per image

+ $15 surcharge per order

Quotations provided

Requests for filming, videotaping, or photography by outside professionals are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Collections Manager for further information and fees.

Publication Fees

Printed Works:

B&W Internal Image Color Internal Image Full Page Internal Image Cover Image
Non-Profit Print-run under 3,000 copies

waived

waived

waived

$100

Non-Profit Print-run over 3,000 copies

$50

$100

$75

$200

Commercial

$100

$150

$150 B&W

$200 Color

$300

 

Add 50% of Publication Fee for each additional language.

Television, Film, Video, CD-ROM, Internet Use:

Scholarly/Non-Profit Fees waived
Commercial $150 per image

 

Questions? Contact – Kelly McCartney, Guinness Collection Curator (973) 971-3723.
Or via email: kmccartney@morrismuseum.org