[KS] Source for 8.15 Liberation photo?

Frank Hoffmann hoffmann at koreaweb.ws
Wed Aug 22 21:26:08 EDT 2012

Suzy, photos from before August 23, 1962 originating in Korea have no 
copyrights. The copyright only holds for 50 years.
See detailed explanation in the "Licensing" section here: 

For newer photos of that sort (politics, historical events, etc.), the 
best place is usually 
… where you can directly buy the copyright for reprinting in your 


On Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:59:10 -0400, Suzy Kim wrote:
> Dear list members,
> I'm trying to track down the original source of the often-used photo 
> of prisoners leaving Sodaemun Prison on August 16, 1945.
> It is the seventh photo down on the following webpage: 
> I'd like to use it in a publication and need some help getting 
> approval from the relevant copyright owners, as well as a publishable 
> high quality copy.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Suzy Kim

Frank Hoffmann

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