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Media data and Non-free use rationale
Description photograph of Frank R. Paul c. 1939
Author or
copyright owner
unidentified, presumably created on behalf of subject
Source (WP:NFCC#4) Original publication: first known publication, 1939 Nycon 1 program book

Immediate source: scan of program book

Date of publication 1939
Use in article (WP:NFCC#7) Frank R. Paul
Purpose of use in article (WP:NFCC#8) for visual identification of the person in question, at the top of his/her biographical article
Not replaceable with
free media because
noncelebrity subject, died in 1963
Minimal use (WP:NFCC#3) single article
Respect for
commercial opportunities
no market value seen for image of pulp magazine artist himself (many of whose works are public domain)
Other information The subject of the photograph has been deceased since: 1963

This image is probably public domain, as the 1939 Nycon program book carried no copyright notice. However, it is possible the image may have previously appeared as a publicity photo in connection with the subject's writing, and its use is therefore, cautiously, justified under NFCC principles

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Frank R. Paul//


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