Summary of previous decision:
You have determined that the underlying work represented in this image is not protected by copyright.
Continue with the following question:
Is this particular photographic reproduction of the work itself protected by copyright?
Here is a REMINDER to help you answer the above question:
To be eligible for copyright protection as a unique derivative work, a photograph must manifest a significant and discernable degree of uniqueness or original creative content sufficient to distinguish it from other photographs of the same underlying work.
You may wish to use the following resource links and references to help answer the above question:
• Duration of Copyright
(USCO: Circular 15: Duration of Copyright)
• New Terms for Copyright Protection
(USCO: Terms for Copyright Protection)
• When Works Pass Into the Public Domain
(Laura Gasaway, University of North Carolina)
• Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States
(Cornell University)(USCO: Circular 15: Duration of Copyright)