Order Prints

The San Francisco Public Library works with an outside photo lab to make photo prints from a negative.

For print reproductions please fill out the two forms below to begin the ordering process.

  1.  Reproduction of Images Form (PDF)

  2.  Photo Reproduction Request (PDF)

To place an order and receive complete information on costs and payment options please contact the San Francisco History Center Photo Desk: 415-557-4567 or email sfphoto@sfpl.org.

Print orders take 30 days to process. Please allow for this turn-around time.


Copy negative from flat artwork $28.00 **
Copy negative from oversize artwork or book $58.00 **
5" x 7" RC print $18.00
8" x 10" RC print $22.20
11" x 14" RC print $35.00
8" x 10" fiber based print $45.00
11" x 14" fiber based print $60.00
Special cropping or sizing $10.00
Sepia tone Double
Rush Double


**This charge applies if a copy negative does not exist for the image. The San Francisco History Center retains all negatives.

All images included herein are intended for personal use only. Any reproduction, redistribution, publication, exhibit, or other use, by any means, without prior written permission is prohibited. To reproduce or use the photographs, please complete the appropriate form(s) and submit them to the San Francisco History Center for permission..