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Field label
Field mnemonic
Field name
  • Photographer Name
  • Nom du photographe
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the photographer who photographed the object.
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 names of individuals, from most recent to original, in the following format: surname, given name(s) or initial(s). If the photographer maintains the copyright to his or her work, enter "(c)" as a suffix to the photographer's name. Honorific titles or other information that ordinarily precede the name, should be entered after the given name or initials, and separated from them by a comma. Other descriptive information may be appended within parentheses. Initials should be followed by periods. Commas and periods should be followed by a space unless they are followed by other punctuation. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Record Restrictions (RESRC), Credit Line-Object (CRL), Credit Line-Photo (CRLPH), Credit Line-Image (CRLIM), Copyright-Object (CRT), Copyright-Photo (CRTPH), Copyright-Image (CRTIM), and other Photograph fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'PH'.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
  • Beebe, W.
  • Billings, Bradish
  • Roy, C. A., Dr. (Director)
  • Roy, C. A. (M.Sc.)
  • Parker, Louise, Mrs. (Education)
  • Roy, C. A. (Trent University)
  • Martin, J. A.
  • Desaulnier, Charles-Henri
  • Au coin des souvenirs Ltée
  • Administration
Field label (French)
Field mnemonic (French)

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