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Photographs from the Supreme Court's Collection

The Office of the Curator manages the Court's collection of historic photographs, portraits, memorabilia and ephemera. Images may not be reproduced for publication (print or web) without prior approval from the Supreme Court of the United States. Images from the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States may not be used for any advertising or commercial endorsement purposes, or in any way that would convey a false impression of Supreme Court sponsorship or approval.

Please direct inquiries relating to the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States to the Curator's Office. Requests will be reviewed and processed in the order they are received and may take up to 2-4 weeks.


All Media & Press requests should be directed to the Public Information Office.


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COURT EXTERIOR:

West façade of the Supreme Court Building.  West façade of the Supreme Court Building.
West façade of the Supreme Court Building.  West façade of the Supreme Court Building.
West façade of the Supreme Court Building.  West façade of the Supreme Court Building.
"Contemplation of Justice" by James Earle Fraser. Contemplation of Justice by James Earle Fraser.
East façade of the Supreme Court Building.  East façade of the Supreme Court Building.
"Authority of Law" by James Earle Fraser.  Authority of Law by James Earle Fraser.
Detail of main portico of the Supreme Court Building with "Equal Justice Under Law" carved above.  Detail of main portico of the Supreme Court Building with "Equal Justice Under Law" carved above.
Bronze doors with eight bas-relief panels depicting scenes in the development of Western law by John Donnelly & Sons.  Bronze doors with eight bas-relief panels depicting scenes in the development of Western law by John Donnelly & Sons.

COURT INTERIOR:

The Great Hall looking toward the Courtroom.  The Great Hall looking toward the Courtroom.
The Courtroom of the Supreme Court of the United States.  The Courtroom of the Supreme Court of the United States.
The Justices' Conference Room, where the Justices meet in private to discuss cases.  The Justices’ Conference Room, where the Justices meet in private to discuss cases.
The Main Reading Room in the Supreme Court Library.  The Main Reading Room in the Supreme Court Library.
One of two self-supporting spiral staircases in the Supreme Court Building.  One of two self-supporting spiral staircases in the Supreme Court Building.