The Rules for the use of pictures on this website
Ownership of the pictures on this website lies with
the Basel Mission.
The organisation has made them available on the website because
we want them to be thought about and used. It is certainly
possible to publish them. But if you do want to publish any
of the pictures on this website we ask you to observe three
rules and two taboos.
You must inform the Basel Mission archive before publishing
any of these pictures and await confirmation of permission
from Basel - please contact
NB "publish" includes all types of
display in electronic and paper the media. It also includes
using them in an exhibition.
Your publication must make it clear that the pictures
are from the Basel Mission archive. Whatever other information
you give about each image you must publish its reference number,
the date, place and name of photographer as given in the database,
and the original caption (in translation if you are publishing
We expect you to pay a user's fee. For details, please write
directly to the Basel
NB the Basel Mission is an NGO which
concentrates on contemporaroy problems and programmes. The archivist
is expected to maximise as much as reasonable possible the archive's
income. We think it is fair, if you are publishing our pictures,
to expect you to pay a fee to offset the costs of maintaining
this collection and this website.
These image may not be used for commercial advertising.
They may not be used for political propaganda or in publications
of a racist or sexist nature.
The Basel Mission is prepared to enforce
these taboos by taking legal proceedings against people who