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    • Photographs
  • Variants

    • Photos
    • Pics (Photographs)
    • Pix (Photographs)
    • Snapshots
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  • Sources

    • found: LCSH, March 31, 2016(Photographs; UF Photos; Snapshots; BT Pictures; see also subdivision Photographs under subjects for works consisting of actual photographs, that is, photographic prints or digital photographs, rather than reproductions of photographs.; Scope: Here are entered works that discuss photographs themselves as objects of special interest, including their classification, cataloging, copying, coloring, mounting, etc.)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, March 31, 2016(Photographs; Scope: The word PHOTOGRAPHS is a general designation for any photographic process. The narrower terms include both physical media and genre categories.; BT Pictures; NT Abstract photographs [and 58 other terms as indicated in scope note]; RT Airbrush works; Mixed media; Montages; Stereographs; Transmitted images; Transparencies)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, March 31, 2016(photographs; UF Photos; Note: Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. It does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "reprographic copies" are more appropriate. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent.)
    • found: Collins English dictionary online, Feb. 15, 2018:pic (informal British English; a photograph, picture, or illustration; plurals: pics, pix)
    • notfound: RBMS Controlled vocabularies: Genre terms, March 31, 2016
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    • 2017-11-13: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
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