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Chicago Citation Style (17th Edition): Published Photograph

This guide will help you cite sources using the Chicago Citation Style 17th edition.

Published Photograph

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, "Photograph Title," Year Photo was Taken 
      (if provided), in Book Title (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page or plate #.

Concise Note: 

2. Author Surname, "Photograph Title."


  Author Surname, First Name or Initial. "Photograph Title." Year Photo was Taken
            (if provided). In Book Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, page or 
            plate #.


Full Note:

1.  Franz Jansen, "8 O'Clock," 1920, in German Expressionist Woodcuts, ed. 
      Shane Weller (New York: Dover Publications, 1994), plate 12. 

Concise Note:

2. Jansen, "8 O'Clock." 


 Jansen, Franz. "8 O'Clock." 1920. In German Expressionist Woodcuts, edited by 
            Shane Weller. New York: Dover Publications, 1994, plate 12.  

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About Citing Images and Works of Art

This guide is intended to cover only the Notes and Bibliography system for citing images and works of art.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Full Note - use the first time that you cite a source.
Concise Note - use after the first time you cite a source.
Bibliography - use when you are compiling the Bibliography that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.)

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific sections and pages in the manual.


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