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What can a picture tell you?

Migrant Mother. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Accessed 6 Mar 2017.

Image Citation

Just like citing your work in a research paper, citing where you got your image is an important part of the research process and will help you avoid plagiarism and copyright infringement. 

When citing an image, use the following format:

Artist’s last name, first name.  Title of artwork.  Year.  Name of institution / private collection housing artwork.  Title of database or website. Publisher/sponsor of database or website.  Medium consulted. Date of access.  <URL>.

 Lange, Dorothea.  The Migrant Mother.  1936.  Prints and Photographs Div., Lib. Of Cong. Dorothea Lange: Photographer of the People.  Web.  9 February 2017.  <>. 

 Moore, Albert.  A Garden.  1869.  Tate Britain.  Art Project.  Google.  Web.  5 January 2017.  <>. 


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