National Gallery of Victoria CollectionNational Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, Australia
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
One of the oldest galleries in Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) houses more than 70,000 works of art. Their digital collection contains close to 59,000 images of Australian and international works of art. Users may search or browse by the different collection areas.
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).
Users “may copy, distribute, display, download, communicate or otherwise freely deal with the information, data, documents, pages and images on this website for your own personal use for the purposes of study or research… provided that you do not repurpose or alter the published material in any way“. Citation is required with “full and proper attribution“.
e.g. Streeton, Arthur. The purple noon’s transparent might, 1896. Oil on canvas, 123 cm x 123 cm. Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria. Accessed on April 15, 2015 from http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/3060.
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