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IMAGE HEIGHT - Humanities

Field label
IMAGE HEIGHT
Field mnemonic
IHT
Field name
  • Image Height
  • Hauteur de l'image
Field definition
This field contains the image, composition or plate mark height measurement for prints, including engravings, etchings, aquatints, mezzotints and other like media.
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DIMENSION FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter a single dimension measurement, expressed as numerics only. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
Cataloguers rules
Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). For recording the overall height of the object, use the Height field (HT).
Data type
real number
Reference
For information regarding the recording of image dimensions, see: Schoenherr, Douglas E. 1979. Standards for the Descriptive Cataloguing of Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Posters in the Picture Division. Working draft No. 2. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
Examples
  • 70
  • 7.5 ?
  • 9.217
  • 70
  • 7,5 ?
  • 9,217
Discipline
  • Art
Field label (French)
HAUTEUR DE L'IMAGE
Field mnemonic (French)
HTIM

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