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Rates for submission of forms for guided searches

Service fee of Lit. 20,000 gross per hour, if to be accomplished in the institutes we collaborate with. Otherwise, contact us to arrange for the general expenses (travelling plus possible accommodation expenses for our information specialists).

Rates for complex searches

Consultation fee of Lit. 200,000 gross per day (including the transcription service, if necessary) if to be accomplished in the institutes we collaborate with. Otherwise, contact us to arrange for the general expenses (travelling plus possible accommodation expenses for our information specialists).

However, we are aware that searches to be accomplished in archives often need a first phase of evaluation, in which one evaluates the percentage of success of the search. When necessary, our experts can accomplish the evaluation for a fee of Lit. 35,000 gross per hour.

Rates for translation service

The translation fee is Lit. 55,000 gross per sheet (2000 characters) for documents written in old Venetian, Latin to be translated into current Italian. An abstract in English of the document content will also be provided for a fee of Lit. 50,000 gross.

Rates for transcription service

The transcription fee is Lit. 70,000 gross per sheet (2000 characters) for documents written in old Venetian, Latin. For complex searches the transcription of the documents is for free.

Rates for reproductions

The rates will vary according to the use of the reproductions and according to the institution the reproduction is requested from. Choose the institute and check the rules:
Austrian State Archives' reproduction rates (Vienna, Austria)
Rates for photographic reproductions for publication in Italy
Marciana National Library's reproduction rates (Venice, Italy)
Venice State Archive's reproduction rates (Venice, Italy)
Rates for digital reproductions

Austrian State Archives' reproduction rates (Vienna, Austria)

The prices are divided in territorial authorities (B) (corporations) and others (C). Prices are in ATS.

B: C:
Photocopies A4 1,50 2,--
Photocopies A3 2,-- 3,--
Photocopies of maps (per square metre) 65,-- 70,--
Photos black/white, 13 x 18 cm 19,-- 27,--
Negative black/white, 6 x 19 cm 10,-- 15,--
Negative black/white, 9 x 12 cm 25,-- 30,--
Negative color, 6 x 9cm 20,-- 30,--
Negative color, 9 x 12 cm 90,-- 115,--
Color slides, 6 x 9 cm 32,-- 52,--
Color slides, 9 x 12 cm 115,-- 130,--
Microfilms or microfiches
- up to 10 shootings 3,-- 4,--
- 11 to 100 shootings 2,-- 3,--
- more than 100 shootings 1,80 2,50
- reader prints 6,-- 8,--


Rates for photographic reproductions for publication in Italy

The price-list for rights regarding publication (expenses for photographic shots are not included) for the Marciana National Library, Venice, is the following: Form of payment

In Italy

Abroad Check the copyright page for more information.

Marciana National Library's reproduction rates (Venice, Italy)

  1. Microfilm negative 35 mm Lit. 800 (less than 10 shots Lit. 8,000)
    Microfilm positive 35 mm Lit. 700

  2. Photocopies from microfilm belonging to the Marciana's photographic archives Lit. 1,000
    Photocopies from microfilm ad hoc (=microfilm + photocopy) Lit. 1,400

  3. Microfilm and photographic prints
    print cm 13x18 Lit. 7,000
    print cm 18x24 Lit. 10,000
    print cm 24x30 Lit. 12,000
    print cm 30x40 Lit. 15,000

  4. Professional photographic reproductions in B/W from negative 6x7 (the negative is not handed in)
    print cm 13x18 Lit. 15,000
    print cm 18x24 Lit. 18,000
    print cm 24x30 Lit. 20,000
    print cm 30x40 Lit. 25,000

    Photographic prints from negative from the library's photographic archives
    cm 13x18 Lit. 5,000
    cm 18x24 Lit. 7,000
    cm 24x30 Lit. 9,000
    cm 30x40 Lit. 12,000

  5. Slides 24x36 mm
    duplicate from the library's photographic archives Lit. 10,000
    from the original Lit. 15,000

  6. Colour slides of large format
    duplicate from the library's photographic archives cm 6x7 Lit. 50,000
    from the original cm 6x7 Lit. 75,000
    duplicate from the library's photographic archives cm 10x12 Lit. 80,000
    from the original cm 10x12 Lit. 120,000
    duplicate from the library's photographic archives cm 13x18 Lit. 100,000
    from the original cm 13x18 Lit. 150,000

  7. Photocopies
    A4, cm 21x29,7 each Lit. 150
    A3, cm 29,7x42 each Lit. 300

Venice State Archive's reproduction rates (Venice, Italy)

  1. Photographic prints in B/W
    cm 18x24 from existing negative Lit. 12,000
    cm 18x24 from original Lit. 20,000
    cm 24x30 from existing negative Lit. 20,000
    cm 24x30 from original Lit. 30,000
    cm 30x40 from existing negative Lit. 22,000
    cm 30x40 from original Lit. 34,000
    cm 50x60 from existing negative Lit. 35,000
    cm 50x60 from original Lit. 42,000

  2. Color slides
    mm 24x36 Lit. 15,000

  3. Microfilm in B/W (no drawings)
    35 mm each shot Lit. 500

  4. Photocopies (not for documents dated before 1800 and bound together)
    A4, cm 21x29,7 each Lit. 150
    A3, cm 29,7x42 each Lit. 300

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How to contact us

by mail:
Marsilio Editori 3198 San Marco I-30124 Venezia, Italy

by FAX:
+39 41 5223051

by e-mail:
info@tridente.it

by phone:
+39 41 2601700 at the hours 9-13, 14-17:30 (except holidays, Saturdays and Sundays)

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