Frances Benjamin Johnston’s photojournalism, Jamini Roy’s stylized portraiture, and M. C. Escher’s print works have also become accessible to all.
Also available is the first Winnie the Pooh book and Langston Hughes’s debut poetry collection.
Photographer Kyle Cassidy released one of his images into the public domain. Years later, someone else took credit for it.
As of today, the public domain includes classics like Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs Dalloway,” Alain Locke’s “The New Negro,” and the silent film “Lovers in Quarantine.”
Starting today anyone can legally remix and republish classics that include Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Gift of Black Folk, and Buster Keaton’s Sherlock, Jr.