Content – description


A general description of a depiction in an object, or description of an object without making interpretation. This may include descriptions of the content of all audio and visual works. Use Brief description and Physical description to describe an object’s other features.

How to record

Use normal grammar and punctuation.


Hunting scene with two figures on horseback.


Record once only for an object.

Information group

Object description information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust