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Object status

Definition

A statement of the standing of a natural science specimen or other object in relation to others in existence.

How to record

Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms.

Examples

type; paratype; holotype; paralectotype; copy; forgery

Use

Record once only for an object.

Information group

Object description information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust