British Folk Art Collection

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Where any of the items on this site are used in this way, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged, eg:

“Sir Joshua Reynolds, Mrs Baldwin in Eastern Dress, 1792, Photo © Compton Verney”.

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We welcome ‘hot links’ to the home page of our Site provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage or take advantage of our reputation.

You may not display the content of the Site (or any page from it) or allow such content to be displayed surrounded or framed by material not originating from us without our consent. Nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the homepage (known as ‘deep linking’) without our prior written approval. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

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4. Licensing and Artwork

Commercial users identifying an image that they wish to reproduce on a commercial basis should contact:

Bridgeman Images.

A full list of Compton Verney images available and how to enquire / order images can be found on the Bridgeman Images website.

5. Commercial filming and Photography

All photography by either Jamie Woodley, Hugh Kelly, Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd or Compton Verney.

Commercial filming and photography are not allowed in the Gallery unless prior permission is given.

To arrange a location shoot please contact our Events Team:

Tel: +44 (0)1926 645 521

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