LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS
MONTHLY LIST 02a (February 16, 2018)


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GENRE/FORM TERMS
 
155
Advertisements    [gp2017027215]
 
455
UF Ads (Advertisements)
 
555
BT Promotional materials
 
 
155
Aerial photographs    [gp2011026032]
 
455
UF Photographs, Aerial DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Photographs ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Aerial views    [gp2011026033]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Architectural drawings    [gp2017027217]
 
455
UF Architectural designs
 
455
UF Architectural plans
 
455
UF Designs, Architectural
 
455
UF Plans, Architectural
 
555
BT Drawings
 
 
155
Art    [gp2017027218]
 
455
UF Art works
 
455
UF Artworks
 
455
UF Fine art
 
455
UF Fine arts
 
455
UF Visual art
 
455
UF Works of art
 
555
BT Visual works
 
680
Collections of art works that are composed of multiple genres and/or forms to which more specific headings such as Paintings; Sculptures; or Drawings cannot be applied.
 
 
155
Artist files    [gp2017027219]
 
455
UF Artists' files
 
455
UF Files, Artist
 
555
BT Ephemera
 
555
BT Records (Documents)
 
680
Collections of materials relating primarily to individual artists, artist collectives, collectors, art historians, curators, cultural institutions, art events, etc.
 
 
155
Artists' books    [gp2017027220]
 
455
UF Artist books
 
455
UF Book art (Artists' books)
 
455
UF Book works (Art)
 
455
UF Books, Artists'
 
455
UF Bookworks (Art)
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects. For sculptural works that mimic the format or structure of the book, see Book objects.
 
681
Note under Book objects
 
 
155
Astronomical models    [gp2011026056]
 
555
BT Informational works DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Models (Representations) ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Auction catalogs    [gp2017027221]
 
555
BT Sales catalogs
 
 
155
Audio guides    [gp2017027222]
 
455
UF Audio interpretation systems (Audio guides)
 
455
UF Audio tours
 
455
UF Audioguides
 
455
UF Audiotours
 
455
UF Guides, Audio
 
455
UF Interpretation systems, Audio (Audio guides)
 
455
UF Sound guides
 
455
UF Tours, Audio
 
555
BT Informational works
 
555
BT Sound recordings
 
680
Recorded commentary or information about a museum, gallery, or another place of interest that is generally provided on a portable device.
 
 
155
Book objects    [gp2017027223]
 
455
UF Blooks
 
455
UF Bookobjects
 
455
UF Objects, Book
 
555
BT Sculptures
 
680
Sculptural works that mimic the format or structure of the book. For books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects, see Artists' books.
 
681
Note under Artists' books
 
 
155
Caricatures    [gp2017027224]
 
555
BT Humor
 
555
BT Pictures
 
680
Images, especially portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect.
 
681
Example under Pictures
 
 
155
Cartoons (Humor)    [gp2017027225]
 
555
BT Humor
 
555
BT Pictures
 
680
Pictures that use wit and/or satire to comment on events, social habits, politics, or other subjects. For narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell a story, see Comics (Graphic works).
 
681
Note under Comics (Graphic works)
 
 
155
Cartoons (Working drawings)    [gp2017027226]
 
555
BT Drawings
 
680
Full-sized preparatory drawings created to transfer a design to the working surface of a painting, tapestry, or other large work.
 
 
155
Collages    [gp2017027227]
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Works in two dimensions or low relief in which relatively flat materials, such as paper, cloth, or other materials are fixed to a support. For works that consist chiefly or wholly of photographic images that are arranged into a somewhat unified composition, see Photomontages.
 
681
Note under Photomontages
 
 
155
Collection catalogs    [gp2017027228]
 
555
BT Catalogs
 
680
Scholarly listings of collections of objects or materials, especially those contained in museums or archives.
 
 
155
Comics (Graphic works)    [gp2014026266]
 
680
Narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell the story. DELETE FIELD
 
680
Narrative works that employ sequential art, and often prose, to tell a story. For humorous images that use wit and satire to comment on contemporary events, social habits, politics, or other subjects, see Cartoons (Humor). ADD FIELD
 
681
Note under Cartoons (Humor) ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Courtroom art    [gp2011026174]
 
555
BT Drawings ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Creeds    [gp2015026031]
 
680
Concise authorized statements of religious doctrine within religions or denominations. DELETE FIELD
 
680
Concise authorized statements of religious doctrine within religions or denominations. For written statements that describe the goals, opinions, and policies of a person or group see Manifestos. ADD FIELD
 
681
Note under Manifestos ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Digital art    [gp2017027229]
 
455
UF Computer art
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Visual works created or modified using a computer or other digital method.
 
 
155
Documentary photographs    [gp2017027230]
 
555
BT Informational works
 
555
BT Photographs
 
680
Photographs that are used to chronicle events, places, environments, etc.
 
 
155
Drawings    [gp2017027231]
 
455
UF Sketches
 
555
BT Visual works
 
681
Example under Art
 
 
155
Engravings    [gp2017027232]
 
555
BT Intaglio prints
 
680
Prints on paper that incorporate impressions that are created on a printing plate into which the design was incised.
 
 
155
Environmental impact statements    [gp2016026076]
 
555
BT Informational works DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Technical reports ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Etchings    [gp2017027233]
 
455
UF Hard-ground etchings
 
555
BT Intaglio prints
 
680
Prints made from a metal printing plate onto which a design was made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant ground, creating a design in the coating with an etching needle, and then exposing the plate to acid.
 
681
Example under Visual works
 
 
155
Floor plans    [gp2017027234]
 
455
UF Floorplans
 
455
UF Plans, Floor
 
555
BT Architectural drawings
 
555
BT Informational works
 
680
Representations of horizontal sections through buildings that diagram the enclosing walls, interior spaces, doors, windows, etc., of a building.
 
 
155
Geological cross-sections    [gp2011026295]
 
555
BT Drawings ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Globes    [gp2011026300]
 
555
BT Informational works DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Models (Representations) ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Greeting cards    [gp2017027235]
 
455
UF Cards, Greeting
 
555
BT Ephemera
 
555
BT Illustrated works
 
680
Cards that are printed with messages and/or suitable illustrations and given on special occasions or holidays.
 
 
155
Historic structure reports    [gp2017027236]
 
455
UF Reports, Historic structure
 
555
BT Technical reports
 
680
Reports that comprehensively document and analyze a property's history and condition.
 
 
155
Illustrated works    [gp2014026111]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
555
RT Pictures ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Installation guides (Exhibition documentation)    [gp2017027237]
 
455
UF Installation instructions (Exhibition documentation)
 
455
UF Installation manuals (Exhibition documentation)
 
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
555
BT Records (Documents)
 
680
Guides that are created by artists or institutions to provide instruction on the proper way to install or uninstall visual works.
 
 
155
Installation views (Exhibition documentation)    [gp2017027238]
 
455
UF Installation photographs (Exhibition documentation)
 
455
UF Photographs, Installation (Exhibition documentation)
 
455
UF Views, Installation (Exhibition documentation)
 
555
BT Records (Documents)
 
555
BT Visual works
 
680
Visual records of permanent or temporary art installations.
 
 
155
Intaglio prints    [gp2017027239]
 
455
UF Mixed method intaglio prints
 
555
BT Prints
 
680
Prints made from ink that is held in areas of the plate or block that have been cut or etched away.
 
 
155
Jigsaw puzzles    [gp2014026116]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Linocuts    [gp2017027240]
 
455
UF Block prints, Linoleum
 
455
UF Cut prints, Linoleum
 
455
UF Cuts, Linoleum
 
455
UF Lino-cuts
 
455
UF Linocut prints
 
455
UF Linoleum block prints
 
455
UF Linoleum cut prints
 
455
UF Linoleum cuts
 
455
UF Linoleum prints
 
555
BT Relief prints
 
680
Prints made from a design cut into linoleum-faced blocks.
 
 
155
Lithographs    [gp2017027241]
 
555
BT Prints
 
680
Prints made using a process in which a design is deposited onto a stone or plate with a greasy substance that will accept ink.
 
 
155
Mail art    [gp2017027242]
 
455
UF Correspondence art
 
455
UF Postal art
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Art created by using the postal service to transport a work in progress, so as to incorporate postal markings such as stamps and postmarks into the art.
 
 
155
Mandalas    [gp2015026040]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Manifestos    [gp2017027243]
 
455
UF Manifestoes
 
555
BT Informational works
 
680
Written statements that describe the goals, opinions, and policies of a person or group. For concise authorized statements of religious doctrine within religions or denominations, see Creeds.
 
681
Note under Creeds
 
 
155
Maps    [gp2011026387]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
681
Example under Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Mixed media works    [gp2017027244]
 
455
UF Mixed mediums (Art)
 
455
UF Mixed methods (Art)
 
455
UF Multiple processes (Art)
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Works combining techniques and materials from two or more graphic or fine art processes, no one of which clearly predominates.
 
 
155
Models (Representations)    [gp2017027245]
 
555
BT Informational works
 
555
BT Visual works
 
680
Scaled and generally three-dimensional representations of objects or structures.
 
 
155
Motion pictures    [gp2011026406]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Notebooks    [gp2014026133]
 
680
Books originally produced with blank pages, generally intended for notetaking. DELETE FIELD
 
680
Books produced with blank pages that are used for taking notes. For books with blank pages on which artists draw informal or rough preliminary studies see Sketchbooks. ADD FIELD
 
681
Note under Sketchbooks ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Paintings    [gp2017027246]
 
555
BT Art
 
681
Example under Art; Pictures; Visual works
 
 
155
Pastels (Visual works)    [gp2017027247]
 
455
UF Pastel drawings
 
455
UF Pastel paintings
 
555
BT Drawings
 
555
BT Paintings
 
680
Drawings made with colored sticks of chalk that deposit a powdery color on a surface.
 
 
155
Pattern books    [gp2017027248]
 
455
UF Books, Model (Pattern books)
 
455
UF Books, Pattern
 
455
UF Copy books (Pattern books)
 
455
UF Copybooks (Pattern books)
 
455
UF Model books (Pattern books)
 
455
UF Plan books
 
555
BT Instructional and educational works
 
555
BT Pictures
 
680
Books consisting of designs or plans that are circulated or published to enable widespread copying.
 
 
155
Photographs    [gp2017027249]
 
455
UF Photos
 
455
UF Pics (Photographs)
 
455
UF Pix (Photographs)
 
455
UF Snapshots
 
555
BT Visual works
 
 
155
Photomontages    [gp2017027250]
 
455
UF Photocollages
 
455
UF Montages, Photographic
 
455
UF Photographic montages
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Works that consist chiefly or wholly of photographic images that are arranged into a somewhat unified composition. For works in two dimensions or low relief in which relatively flat materials, such as paper, cloth, or other materials are fixed to a support, see Collages.
 
681
Note under Collages
 
 
155
Picture puzzles    [gp2014026147]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Pictures    [gp2017027251]
 
455
UF Graphic works
 
455
UF Illustrations
 
455
UF Images
 
455
UF Pictorial representations
 
455
UF Pictorial works
 
555
BT Visual works
 
555
RT Illustrated works
 
680
Visual representations that are generally two-dimensional and to which more specific headings such as Caricatures or Coloring books cannot be assigned. For visual works created for aesthetic purposes, see Art or more specific terms such as Paintings; Photographs; Portraits; or Prints.
 
 
155
Playing cards    [gp2017027252]
 
455
UF Cards, Playing
 
555
BT Ephemera
 
555
BT Illustrated works
 
680
Sets of cards that either follow a standard suit or have specialized markings and are used as game accessories or in fortune telling.
 
 
155
Political cartoons    [gp2017027253]
 
555
BT Cartoons (Humor)
 
 
155
Portraits    [gp2017027254]
 
555
BT Visual works
 
680
Images that are intended to portray one or more persons, fictitious characters, or mythological beings.
 
681
Example under Pictures
 
 
155
Prints    [gp2017027255]
 
455
UF Artists' prints
 
455
UF Fine art prints
 
455
UF Fine arts prints
 
455
UF Fine prints
 
555
BT Visual works
 
680
Images that are formed by transfer from one surface or source to another, and that are usually created with ink and produced in multiple impressions.
 
681
Example under Pictures
 
 
155
Promotional materials    [gp2017026038]
 
455
UF Advertisements DELETE FIELD
 
680
Materials that advertise or promote products, causes, or concerns. ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Radio commercials    [gp2011026492]
 
455
UF Advertisements, Radio DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Promotional materials DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Advertisements ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Relief models    [gp2011026525]
 
555
BT Informational works DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Models (Representations) ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Relief prints    [gp2017027256]
 
455
UF Block prints
 
555
BT Prints
 
680
Prints made from ink applied on the raised areas of the printing block or plate after the other areas have been carved or etched away.
 
 
155
Remote-sensing images    [gp2011026530]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Sales catalogs    [gp2017027257]
 
455
UF Sale catalogs
 
555
BT Catalogs
 
 
155
Scrapbooks CHANGE HEADING
 
155
Albums (Books)    [gp2014026173]
 
455
UF Scrap albums
 
455
UF Scrap books
 
455
UF Scrapbooks [Former heading]
 
455
UF Souvenir albums
 
555
BT Commemorative works
 
555
BT Records (Documents)
 
680
Books with blank pages that are used to collect, display, and preserve images, text, notated music, keepsakes, etc.
 
 
155
Screen prints    [gp2017027258]
 
455
UF Screenprints
 
455
UF Serigraphs
 
455
UF Silk-screen prints
 
455
UF Silk screens
 
455
UF Silkscreen prints
 
455
UF Silkscreens
 
555
BT Prints
 
680
Prints made by forcing ink through a fine screen stencil onto paper or another surface.
 
 
155
Sculptures    [gp2017027259]
 
455
UF Carvings
 
455
UF Statues
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Three-dimensional works of art in which images and forms are produced in relief, in intaglio, or in the round.
 
681
Example under Art
 
 
155
Self-portraits    [gp2017027260]
 
455
UF Auto-portraits
 
455
UF Autoportraits
 
555
BT Portraits
 
 
155
Selfies    [gp2017027261]
 
455
UF Self-photographs
 
555
BT Photographs
 
555
BT Self-portraits
 
 
155
Sketchbooks    [gp2017027262]
 
455
UF Sketch books
 
455
UF Sketchpads
 
555
BT Records (Documents)
 
680
Books with blank pages on which artists draw informal or rough preliminary studies. For books with blank pages that are used for taking notes, see Notebooks.
 
681
Note under Notebooks
 
 
155
Television comedies    [gp2011026654]
 
681
Example under Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Television commercials    [gp2011026655]
 
455
UF Advertisements, Television DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Promotional materials DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Advertisements ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Television programs    [gp2011026673]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Theater commercials (Motion pictures) DELETE GEOG    [gp2011026689]
 
555
BT Promotional materials DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Advertisements ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Trade catalogs    [gp2014026198]
 
555
BT Catalogs DELETE FIELD
 
555
BT Sales catalogs ADD FIELD
 
680
Catalogs published by manufacturers or dealers to present a line of products and provide information to facilitate the purchasing process. DELETE FIELD
 
680
Catalogs that are published by manufacturers or dealers in order to present lines of products for sale, generally to people or businesses in a specific profession. ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Trading cards    [gp2017027264]
 
455
UF Cards, Trading
 
455
UF Collecting cards
 
455
UF Collector cards
 
455
UF Collectors' cards
 
555
BT Ephemera
 
555
BT Illustrated works
 
680
Cards that are issued singly or in sets, bear a wide variety of images, and are intended for collecting and trading.
 
 
155
Video art    [gp2017027265]
 
555
BT Art
 
680
Works of art that employ video technology.
 
 
155
Video recordings    [gp2011026723]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Visual poetry    [gp2014026588]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
155
Visual works    [gp2017027266]
 
680
Collections of visual works that are composed of multiple genres and/or forms to which more specific headings such as Paintings; Etchings; Television comedies; or Maps cannot be applied.
 
 
155
Watercolors    [gp2017027267]
 
455
UF Water-color drawings
 
455
UF Water-color paintings
 
455
UF Water-colors
 
455
UF Watercolor drawings
 
455
UF Watercolor paintings
 
555
BT Drawings
 
555
BT Paintings
 
680
Works in which images are formed primarily of pigment suspended in water, generally on paper or other two-dimensional surface.
 
 
155
Wood engravings    [gp2017027268]
 
455
UF Engravings, Wood
 
455
UF Xylographs
 
555
BT Relief prints
 
680
Relief prints made from wood blocks incised on the end grain.
 
 
155
Woodcuts    [gp2017027269]
 
455
UF Cuts, Wood
 
455
UF Wood-block prints
 
455
UF Wood cuts
 
455
UF Woodblock prints
 
455
UF Xylographs
 
555
BT Relief prints
 
680
Relief prints made from wood blocks incised on the plank side.
 
 
155
Worm's-eye views    [gp2011026744]
 
555
BT Visual works ADD FIELD
 
 
 
MEDIUM OF PERFORMANCE TERMS