Foreword

The Project Team

Introduction

What is Object ID?
Why Object ID is needed
The Making of Object ID

Part I: Describing Art and Antiques Using Object ID

Overview
Categories of Information

Type of Object
Materials & Techniques
Measurements
Inscriptions & Markings
Distinguishing Features (by Henry Lie)
Title
Subject
Date or Period
Maker
Description

Additional Recommended Categories

Inventory Number
Related Written Material
Place of Origin/Discovery
Cross Reference to Related Objects
Date Documented

Part II: Photographing Objects for Purposes of Identification (by Peter Dorrell)

Overview
Choosing Viewpoints
Creating Backgrounds
Positioning Lighting
Checklist for Photographing Objects

Bibliography


previous
 | next | Object ID