Letters: Jun. 10, 1929

Mrs. Hoover's Portrait


I wish to call your attention to a copyrighted Underwood & Underwood portrait appearing in your May 13th issue, in which a painting by Mr. David Cleeland of Mrs. Herbert Hoover appears on your cover. This particular painting is an exact copy from a copyrighted photograph made by this company.

Mr. Cleeland violated the copyright laws in copying this portrait and I am sure that in future you will see that our copyrighted portraits are not copied by artists without written permission from this company.

JAMES ELLIOTT, President Underwood...

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