Number of objects

Definition

A record of the number of objects at the next level down in an object record.

How to record

When the recording information relates to a set of objects, record the total number of whole objects included in the set. When the recording information relates to an individual object, record the total number of separated or separable parts which an object comprises. Record the total figure. Do not use punctuation.

Examples

24 [Indicating, for example, a tea service with 24 pieces]; 2 [Indicating, for example, a teapot and its lid]

Use

Record once in any record.

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust