Request a Photograph

Guidelines for Use of Images

Interested scholars and individuals may request for one-time, non-commercial use of photographs of National Museum Collections for publishing in journals, articles and academic books or conference/ classroom presentations by sending the following form to educationnationalmuseum@gmail.com.

Kindly note that permission to publish images will be granted through email only and only in extraordinary situations the same may be granted in hard copy.

High resolution images (300 dpi) will also be sent via email. The discretion to allow permission for publishing solely rests with National Museum.

Permission will be granted for one time use only and for the purpose specified.

Cost per image will be Rs 1000/- (This may be paid only via Demand Draft in favour of "DDO National Museum". Payment in only Indian currency will be acceptable.

The granting of permission and image may require 10-15 working days from the date of receiving the request. If there is any fee involved, the same will be intimated to the applicant before granting permission.

In all cases National Museum will be acknowledged in the following manner

  1. The acknowledgement language should be as shown below
National Museum-New Delhi Collection
Acc no: 87.647
(This is only a sample, please use the correct Acc number that will be shared with the photograph)
   
  1. The font size of the acknowledgement text should not be less than 10
  2. The acknowledgement should appear alongside the image/on the same slide being shown/same page where the image is published.

Kindly note that the above guidelines are subject to change without prior notice. Visitors are advised to see the National Museum Website from time to time for any changes.

After email confirmation of availability of images, please send Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "DDO, National Museum" either through post or submit by hand to the following address:

Dr. Mohan Pratap
I/C Curator (Lecturing and Education)
National Museum, Janpath
New Delhi-110011

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Please scan this page with signatures and email it to educationnationalmuseum@gmail.com