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Pictures


  • Visual representations that are generally two-dimensional and to which more specific headings such as [Caricatures] or [Coloring books] cannot be assigned. For visual works created for aesthetic purposes, see [Art] or more specific terms such as [Paintings; Photographs; Portraits;] or [Prints.]

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  • Form

    • Pictures
  • Variants

    • Graphic works
    • Illustrations
    • Images
    • Pictorial representations
    • Pictorial works
  • Broader Terms

    • Visual works
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  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: LCSH, October 16, 2016(Pictures; UF Iconography; Pictorial representations; BT Art; Visual aids; SA Pictorial works; NT Caricatures and cartoons; Cataloging of pictures; Digital images; Illustration of books; Libraries and pictures; Oval pictures; Photographs; Portraits; Posters; Preserved flower pictures; Transparencies; Views; scope note: Here are entered works that discuss pictures themselves as objects of special interest, including their classification, cataloging, copying, printing, mounting, etc. Pictures that are representative of particular art media are entered under the medium, e.g. Painting; Engraving; etc.)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, October 16, 2016(Pictures; BT Objects; NT Abstract works; Airbrush works; Allegories; Amateur works; Animation cels; Brush works; Camera lucida works; Camera obscura works; Caricatures; Cartoons (Commentary); Censored works; Children's art; Collages; Conjectural works; Cut-paper works; Devotional images; Drawings; Genre works; Illustrations; Juvenilia; Montages; Paintings; Photographs; Portraits; Posters; Prints; Reconstructions; Sandpaintings; Still lifes; Three-in-one pictures; Transparencies; Ukiyo-e; Views; Vignettes; RT Design drawings; Electronic images; scope note: Visual presentations, primarily two-dimensional.)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, October 16, 2016(images (object genre); variants: image (object genre); note: Depictions and representations on a surface in two dimensions or low relief, or digital, whether the optical counterpart exists in reality or only in imagination. For example, the term may refer to a depiction as distinguished from its support, as when referring to a drawing as distinct from the paper upon which it is drawn. For a representation of an object as opposed to the tangible object itself, as when distinguishing between a photograph or digital image and the art object depicted, use the descriptor "visual surrogates" or the UF "images (visual surrogates)." For three-dimensional works, use "objects" or a more specific term, such as "sculpture (visual works).")
  • General Notes

    • Visual representations that are generally two-dimensional and to which more specific headings such as [Caricatures] or [Coloring books] cannot be assigned. For visual works created for aesthetic purposes, see [Art] or more specific terms such as [Paintings; Photographs; Portraits;] or [Prints.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2017-11-13: new
    • 2018-02-20: revised
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