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Terms and your Rights

These materials are either copyright or they are held by  the National Museums Scotland. They are made available to you in this format for public access on the understanding that you use them under the following terms.

You are free to:

  • Search the whole Database
  • View images and text
  • Download these images for private, personal, educational use

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Commercial Use / Additional Help

The National Museums Scotland is happy to help with any query on the use of resources. We can grant commercial use in most cases subject to a royalty payment. Remember it is best to be sure and it only takes a phone call or email.

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