MMFA CollectionsMontreal Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec, Canada
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).
Content on this are “protected by Canada’s Copyright Act and other international conventions“. The use of the content is only permitted “for non-commercial use (i.e. research and education), for strictly private purposes“. Modification of the content (i.e. alterations, cropping, additions, superimposing of graphic elements, modifying the colours, etc.) is strictly forbidden. Citation is required with the source clearly indicated. Image can be cited using by including the creator name, title of image, year of creation (if unknown, indicate n.d.), medium, physical dimensions, url and source.
e.g. Hamel, Theophile. The Education of the Virgin, 1845-1846. Oil on canvas, 43.5 x 36 cm. Quebec, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. https://www.mbam.qc.ca.
For more information on acknowledging images with other citation styles, refer here.