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Searchable Terms and Phrases

Tip: Use the following table as a reference for preparing a search query. Click a category name (e.g., "Technique") to view terms in that category from all museums' records. Or, click a yellow button to view terms from an individual museum's records. Empty cells indicate categories where no data was provided by a museum.

Searchable Terms and Phrases [Category Definitions]
Museums Title Creator Culture or
Nationality
Role Begin
Date
Technique Medium Style
Period
Subject Type
FMCH
Fowler
Museum of
Cultural
History
(UCLA)
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GEH
George
Eastman
House
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HUAM
Harvard
University
Art
Museums
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LC
Library of
Congress
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MFAH
Museum of
Fine Arts
(Houston)
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NGA
National
Gallery
of Art
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NMAA
National
Museum of
American
Art
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