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IMAGE WIDTH - Humanities

Field label
IMAGE WIDTH
Field mnemonic
IWI
Field name
  • Image Width
  • Largeur de l'image
Field definition
This field contains the image, composition or plate mark width measurement for prints (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
For recording the overall width of the object, use the Width field (WI). Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). See also, Unit Linear (UNL) and Image Height (IHT).
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 70
  • 7.5 ?
  • 9.217
  • 70
  • 7,5
  • 9,217 ?
Discipline
  • Art
Field label (French)
LARGEUR DE L'IMAGE
Field mnemonic (French)
LAIM

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