MFA Boston CollectionsMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
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
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).
“The Materials are made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for Fair Use as defined in the United States copyright laws.” Users must properly cite the source of the content with a hyperlink. Image can be cited by including creator name, title of image, year of creation (if unknown, indicate n.d.), medium, physical dimensions, accessed date, source and url of digital image:
e.g. Hokusai, Katsushika. Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami-ura), 1830 – 31, Woodblock print (nishiki-e) and ink and color on paper, 5.2 cm x 37.2 cm. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts. Accessed July 15, 2015. http://www.mfa.org/node/399861#5.
For more information on acknowledging images with other citation styles, refer here.