When you're writing about an image or multimedia piece in a paper or presentation, you should provide the following pieces of information in the caption, ordering by Fig(ure) No., and provide a separate list of figures with your bibliography. Use Chicago Style guidelines for your list of illustrations/figures:
If you're just referring to the piece in your paper, use
the first time you mention it, and just the creator and title thereafter.
Chicago Manual of Style Citation Style
The Quick Guide answers some of the most frequently-asked questions about the Chicago citation style.
The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)
Olin Library Ref Z253 .M69 2010 (located at the Olin Reference Desk)
The Purdue Online Writing Lab gives excellent examples (for footnotes/endnotes and bibliographies) on how to cite using the Chicago citation style: books, periodicals, web sources, film & television, and much more.
Examples for how to cite an image using the Chicago Style, from the Colgate University Visual Resources Library
The College Art Association has a series of guidelines (based on the Chicago Manual of Style) for image captions.
Avoid Plagiarism: Give credit where credit is due. By properly citing the sources you use in your research projects you are both identifying the resources that you used to complete your work and you are formally acknowledging the authors or creators of those resources.
Please read the Cornell University Code of Academic Integrity.
Look at the image to the left of the suffragette being restrained by police.