Today in Copyright History: 4/29

On April 29, 1802, the Copyright Act of 1790 act was amended to include “historical and other prints” and to require, for the first time, copyright owners to include a prescribed notice on every copy of a work distributed to the public.  Reposted from the History of Copyright Timeline at the U.S. Copyright Office.

 Public domain, via Library of Congress ( http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3a06218/ ).

Public domain, via Library of Congress (http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3a06218/).