How to Cite a Photo in Chicago/Turabian

How to Cite an Original Photograph

Structure:

Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location.

Photograph


Plaque: Usually located next to the photograph; will provide most information about the image


Example:

Cartier-Bresson, Henri. Juvisy, France. 1938. Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

How to Cite a Photograph in Print

Structure:

Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. In Book Title. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Front Cover


Page 2 The title page and subsequent pages after the cover will have publication information


Page of Photograph


Example:

Bennett, Peter. Antique Shop, East Village. In New York City: A Photographic Portrait. Rockport: Twin Lights, 2007.

How to Cite a Photograph via Website

Structure:

Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Website


Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Example:

Cartier-Bresson, Henri. Juvisy, France. 1938. Museum of Modern Art, New York City. www.moma.org.

How to Cite a Photograph via Database

Structure:

Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

*URL Note: Only include if URL is stable. If none, use database name instead.

Database


Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Example:

Freed, Leonard. Holidaymakers Stuck in Traffic Jam. 1965. ARTstor.

How to Cite a Digital Image

Structure:

Last, First M. “Title.” Digital image. Website Title. Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

*Title Note: If none, include description of image instead.
Website of Image


Website Footer


Image Search: Do not cite the search engine used to find the image, but the website of the image indexed by the search engine


Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Example:
Guggenheim Museum in Spain. Digital image. HowStuffWorks. Accessed July 22, 2010. www.howstuffworks.com.

 


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