Photo Rights & Reproductions

Placing an order

Images of archival materials and artwork in the collection of the Mattatuck Museum are available for approved uses. Please note that any permission for reproduction of Museum images is granted for one-time, non-exclusive use only. Other terms and conditions may also apply.

Orders should include as much information about the requested image as possible. Please indicate the purpose for which you will be using the image and specify the preferred format for each image requested. All requests for images and permissions must be submitted in writing by letter or through an online application.

Curatorial Department
Mattatuck Museum
144 West Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06702

Contract and Payment

Orders are handled in the order in which they are received. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery of reproductions.

Permission to reproduce material from the collection must be granted and is at the discretion of the Mattatuck Museum. Images cannot be altered without special permission from the Mattatuck Museum. A contract and invoice based on our Fee Schedule, will be e-mailed, faxed or posted to you. Prepayment is required. For your convenience, the Museum accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. You may also pay by check, which should be made payable to the Mattatuck Museum.

Filling Orders

Materials are usually sent within four weeks after receipt of payment and signed contract. If the paperwork and receipt of materials must be completed within two weeks, please let us know so we may expedite the order, which incurs a rush fee at an additional 100% cost; be advised this service is only available to those who supply credit card details at time of order. All other orders wishing to be processed as soon as possible are strongly encouraged to provide credit card details. Credit card details may be either called in 203-753-0381 x 130 or paid online.

Available Images

Although a significant portion of the Museum’s collections have been photographed, images for some works are not readily available. In such instances, you will be notified and given the option to request new photography for an additional fee. New photography usually requires six to eight weeks to complete and prepayment is required.