This resource relates to Accreditation Standard 2.1 Satisfactory arrangement for the ownership of collections, ‘The museum must take responsibility for all the collections it manages. It must be able to provide information on the size of the collections and the proportion of the collections owned by and on loan to it. Any risks relating to collections on loan to the museum should be dealt with through forward planning.’
It provides a checklist for buying collections from online sources. It is list of considerations when purchasing a work of art or an antique from an online auction house.
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