Template:Category definition: Object

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Template that provides information about a single object. It is called by {{object photo}}, and should be wrapped in <onlyinclude></onlyinclude>. The template is identical to {{Artwork}} with the only difference that this one does not display missing source warnings.


{{Category definition: Object
 |image =
 |object type =
 |artist =
 |title =
 |description =
 |date =
 |dimensions =
 |medium =
 |inscriptions =
 |object history =
 |institution =
 |department =
 |accession number =
 |place of creation =
 |notes =
 |references =
 |wikidata =

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
image image of the object (preferably a good quality image of the whole object, use the valued image if there is one) empty required
object type type of object (relies on translation:Objects) empty optional
artist creator of the object (use a creator template when possible) empty optional
title title or very short description of the object (use template:title to format it) empty optional
description short description of the object providing any kind of relevant information empty optional
date date of creation (in ISO format when possible, else try template:other date) empty optional
dimensions size (or weight) of the object. use template:size (or template:weight) empty optional
medium medium, technique, material of the object (use template:technique when possible) empty optional
inscriptions description of: inscriptions, watermarks, captions, coats of arm, etc. Use {{inscription}} empty optional
object history provenance (history of artwork ownership). Use {{ProvenanceEvent}}, {{Discovered}} and other similar templates. empty optional
institution museum, gallery etc. where the object currently is (use template:private collection for objects in private collections, else use an institution template when available) empty optional
department location within the institution empty optional
accession number accession number empty optional
place of creation place of creation empty optional
notes additional information about the object and its history empty optional
references any authoritative book or website describing the object (you can use catalogue templates and/or Category:Museum database templates) empty optional
wikidata Q-number ID empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the Category namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups:

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