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United States copyright law for photographs passes

Federal Government and Politics, iconic image
03/02/1861
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.

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