Walters Art Museum Online CollectionWalters Art Museum, Maryland, 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).
Images in the museum’s online collection are made available under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Copyright is waived and the museum “allow for unrestricted use of digital images and metadata by any person, for any purpose“. Proper citation and and giving credit to “The Walters Art Museum” is required when using images.
e.g. Signorelli, Luca. The Archangel Gabriel, ca. 1490. Oil on panel, 78.3 cm x 53.8 cm x 1.2 cm. Maryland, The Walters Art Museum. http://thewalters.org.
For more information on acknowledging images with other citation styles, refer here.