United States copyright law for photographs passes

The federal copyright law governning photographic images passed through Congress and was signed into law the next day by President James Buchanan.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 201.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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Personal
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