FAMSF de Young and Legion of Honor collectionsFine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
Consists of two museums, de Young and Legion of Honor, the FAMSF contain 150,000 objects in their permanent collection. More than 90% of their collection were digitised and made available through their website. Users are able to search or browse the collection by object type, century, country and department.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
American (North American), Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts (movement), Asian, Chinese (culture or style), Contemporary, Expressionist (style), Impressionist (style), Japanese (culture or style), Modern (style or period), Post-Impressionist, Postmodern, Romantic (modern European styles), Russian (culture or style), Spanish (culture or style)
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
Users can download and use the images for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for Fair Use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must, however, cite the author and source of the Materials as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL www.famsf.org.
e.g. Louis, Morris. No. 11, 1961. Acrylic On Canvas, 191.1 cm x 191.1 cm. San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Accessed July 15, 2015. www.famsf.org.
For more information on acknowledging images with other citation styles, refer here.