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Wyoming State Museum
Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, Wy 82002
(307) 777-7022

Artifact Photograph Fee Schedule

Non-Commercial Use

Please note that at least four weeks will be required for non-commercial photographs of artifacts.

The following fees will be charged for all requested photographs of artifacts. Artifact photographs will be taken by the department photographer. Permission for use of photographs may be granted for one-time use only. Any subsequent use requires written permission and payment of additional fees. The use of any photograph of an artifact from our collection must be accompanied by a line crediting the Wyoming State Museum. A complimentary copy of any book, article, CD, etc. in which any photograph is used shall be donated to the museum for use by researchers. All orders must be paid in advance. An Image Use Agreement and/or Permission to Publish Form must also be completed for our records.

All Photographs – Color or Black and White
  • 5” x 7” - $8.00
  • 8” x 10” - $10.00
  • 11’ x 14” - $14.00
  • 16” x 20” - $25.00
  • 20” x 24” - $40.00
Oversized prints can be made on 40” wide paper at the following costs:
  • Up to 25” in length - $50.00
  • 26” to 35” in length - $60.00
  • 36” to 45” in length - $75.00
  • 46” to 55” in length - $100.00

Commercial Use

Please note that at least four weeks will be required for commercial photographs of artifacts.

The following fees will be charged for all requested photographs of artifacts. Artifact photographs will be taken by the department photographer. Permission for use of photographs may be granted for one-time use only. Any subsequent use requires written permission and payment of additional fees. The use of any photograph of an artifact from our collection must be accompanied by a line crediting the Wyoming State Museum. A complimentary copy of any item in which any photograph is used shall be donated to the museum. All orders must be paid in advance. An Image Use Agreement and/or Permission to Publish Form must also be completed for our records.

  1. Use fee per photograph for T-shirts, postcards, mugs, and other accessories: - $125.00
  2. Use fee per photograph for books, book jackets, posters, calendars, brochures:
    1. Less than 5,000 copies - $15.00
    2. 5,000 to 10,000 copies - $40.00
    3. 10,001 to 25,000 copies - $80.00
    4. More than 25,000 copies - $100.00
  3. Use fee per photograph for serials (magazines, newspaper, etc.):
    1. Less than 50,000 copies - $20.00
    2. 50,000 to 100,000 copies - $40.00
    3. More than 100,000 copies - $100.00
  4. Use fee per photograph for videotapes, videodisks, CD ROM, Internet or other software usage:
    1. Less than 5,000 copies - $25.00
    2. 5,000 or more copies - $75.00
  5. Use fee per photograph for a commercial motion picture or television production: - $100.00
  6. Use fee per photograph for advertising use: - $100.00
  7. Use fee per photograph for commercial decorative display (restaurants, offices and stores): - $25.00