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Turabian Citation Style Guide 8th Edition: B. Published Photograph

This guide will help you cite sources in the Turabian/Chicago Style.

About Citing Images & Art

For each type of source in this guide, the general form and specific examples will be provided for both the Notes-Bibliography and the Author-Date style options of Turabian.

This information and several of the examples were drawn from A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations (8th edition). Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

For further information, please ask your instructor or refer to the Turabian manual.

Published Photograph

Include the artist's name, title of work, date it was created, name and location of where it is housed, and the access date and URL (pp. 200; 263-4).


For Notes-Bibliography style, images found online should only be cited in the notes.


For Author-Date style, include artwork viewed online in your reference list if required by your instructor. If you do not need to list it in the reference list, more complete citation information should be included in the parenthetical citation. See page 263 of the Manual for examples.

General Format

 Notes-Bibliography Style (p. 200):
      Note Number. First Name of Photographer Last Name of Photographer, Title of Work, Name and Location of where it is housed, accessed (insert date of access), URL.

     24. Ansel Adams, In Glacier National Park, 1941, National Archives, Washington, DC, accessed June 28, 2013,

 General Format

Author-Date Style (pp. 263)
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Last Name of Artist Year)


       Reference List Entry:
      Parenthetical Entry:

      (Adams 1941)

     Reference List Entry:

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