Response to the Wyman Institute regarding Homes & Gardens 1938

IPC Media absolutely understands the point of view of the Institute and has never had any intention of attempting to suppress sympathetic coverage to Hitler or his regime in the 1930s by the British media. IPC has also never had any intention of suppressing open historical analysis of such documents.

Our concern was purely one of copyright.

It is now apparent, however, after extensive research, that there is no way of ascertaining where copyright ownership lies after 65 years. Therefore it is not in our gift to either agree or withdraw use of these images and words.

On this basis your organisation is free to make use of the images and text, but on the understanding that we can give no assurances regarding the rights contained in the article.   

Ends.