Old photo copyright
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Posted by Jim Hewitt on July 25, 2001 at 18:58:00:
A professional tintype photo taken of my relative prior to 1887 was found in 1990 and it was used on the cover of a book published in 1990. Obviously the author did not create the photo. She stated she found it among some old photos of her grandparents. Is she legally entitled to a copyright?
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