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SIGNATURE - Humanities

Field label
SIGNATURE
Field mnemonic
SIG
Field name
  • Signature
  • Signature
Field definition
This field provides details about the form and location of the artist's or maker's signature on the object.
Heading
DESCRIPTIVE 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 details concerning the signature's form and location.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • signed in lower right corner, T. A. Stone
  • engraved on back, upper left
  • signé J.A. Martin dans le coin inférieur droit
  • gravé à l'arrière, dans le coin supérieur gauche
  • signé à la mine de plomb, sur la marge, dans le coin inférieur gauche
Discipline
  • Art
Source
  • Fine and Decorative Arts Task Force
Field label (French)
SIGNATURE
Field mnemonic (French)
SIG

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