Template:AGAD record

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Record creator
Object type
Place of origin
Printed version
Template:Institution:Archiwum Główne Akt Dawnych
Accession number
Object history
Exhibition history
Credit line
This file was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the Polish Central Archives of Historical Records as part of a cooperation project with Association "Archivum Patriae" and Wikimedia Polska.

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This is an extension of {{Artwork}} customized to match the metadata provided by Polish Central Archives of Historical Records


{{AGAD record
|object history=
|credit line=
|accession number=


Parameter name Description Default value required or optional?

artist Artist who created the original artwork. Use {{Creator:Name Surname}} with {{Creator}} template whenever possible. blank field presented as: "Author". optional
title Title of the artwork. Skip and use description field if artwork has no title. Use Language templates when translating and boldface the original-language title, for example:
  • {{en|''The Title of the Picture''.}}

Many frequently used titles have Multilingual tags are available, like {{Self-portrait}}.

  • {{en|Untitled, known as ''A Common Title'' or ''Another Known Title''.}}
empty optional
description Description of the content of the artwork (using multilingual templates like {{en}}). Often unnecessary in case of paintings when title is used. {{Depicted person}} template could be used to list depicted people. empty optional
date Date of creation of the original artwork by one of the following ways:
  • for simple dates use ISO 8601 format, e.g. "1234" or "2006-01-15" for "15 January 2006". The following formats are recognized:
    • YYYY
    • YYYY-MM
    • YYYY-MM-DD
  • for all other dates use {{date}} or {{other date}}
empty optional
medium (Alternative name: technique)
Medium (technique and materials) used to create artwork. Use, when possible:
empty optional
dimensions Dimensions of the artwork: 1D (length), 2D (width × height) or 3D (width × height × depth). Please use {{Size}} formatting template, such as:
  • {{Size|unit=cm|width=76.7|height=83.5}} <— gives Height<colon> 83.5 cm (32.9 in). Width<colon> 76.7 cm (30.2 in).
  • or {{Size|in|30.2|32.87}} <— gives 30.2 × 32.87 in (76.7 × 83.5 cm), if sizes are given in inches
  • Avoid using Language templates
empty optional
institution Gallery, museum or collection owning the piece. Use:

Template:Institution:Louvre Those tags are based on {{Institution}} and occupy Institution: namespace.

  • For lost pieces: "Stolen from (gallery) in (date)", "Lost by fire from (gallery) in (date)", or similar.
  • For private collection use {{Private collection}}
empty optional
location Location within the museum or gallery (preferred)
the city where the artwork is located (if not using Institution: tags with museum's location)
empty optional
references Books and websites with information about the artwork. Please use {{Cite book}} and {{Cite web}} templates. empty optional
object history Provenance (history of artwork ownership). Use {{ProvenanceEvent}}, {{Discovered}} and other similar templates. empty optional
credit line Describes how the artwork came into the museum's collection, or how it came to be on view at the museum, for instance: Gift of the Friends of the Louvre Society, 1961—an important information for museological research. This line may also be part of the museum's obligations to the donor. Not to be confused with credit line attributing the photographer required by CC licenses empty optional
inscriptions Description of: inscriptions, watermarks, captions, coats of arm, etc. Use {{inscription}} empty optional
notes Additional information about the artwork and its history. empty optional
accession number Museum's accession number or some other inventory or identification number. Provide also link to museum database if available. empty optional
source Information about source of the file or the photographer. Possible values:
  • If image was found on the internet include original URLs (preferably two, embedding web page and image).
  • If it is a scan from a book than include the book references where you scanned it from (preferably with ISBN and page)
  • If it is your own or someone else photograph than provide the name of the photographer

Some examples:

Be aware what for 2D works like paintings only copyrights of the original artist are important so if the artist died more than 70 years ago most images found on the web or scanned from art books are OK. However in case of sculptures and other 3D works information about the photographer is important to justify the license.

empty optional
permission license information. Common license tag(s), include:
  • {{PD-art|PD-old-100}} <— file found on the web; artist died 100+ years ago
  • Artwork: {{PD-old-100}} Photo: {{PD-self}} <— file self-made; artist died 100+ years ago
blank field presented as: "See below." optional
other_versions Links to files with very similar content or derivative files; use thumbnails or <gallery></gallery>. empty optional
author empty optional
creator empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: no namespace specified

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified

Placement: At the top of the page

Relies on:

Translate at {{AGAD record/i18n}}