The Art and Architecture Thesaurus

English Abstract: 

"The AAT is a structured vocabulary currently containing around 131,000 terms and other information about concepts. Terms for any concept may include the plural form of the term, singular form, natural order, inverted order, spelling variants, scientific and common forms, various forms of speech, and synonyms that have various etymological roots. Among these terms, one is flagged as the preferred term, or descriptor. There may be multiple descriptors reflecting usage in multiple languages. Preferences for individual contributors may differ and are noted.
The primary users of the Getty vocabularies include museums, art libraries, archives, visual resource collection catalogers, conservation specialists, archaeological projects, bibliographic projects concerned with art, researchers in art and art history, and the information specialists who are dealing with the needs of these users. In addition, a significant number of users of the Getty vocabularies are students or members of the general public."

Alternative Title: 
Art & Architecture Thesaurus
English Title: 
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus
J. Paul Getty Trust
KOS Types Vocabulary: 
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