Repositories

Refers to chambers, rooms, buildings, vessels, receptacles, or other physical places in which works of art, specimens, curiosities, archives, documents, books, or other things are placed, deposited, or stored. In the context of art museums, the usage of the term often overlaps with "repositories (institutions).".

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19350
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repositories
repository
depositories
bewaarplaatsen Dutch
bewaarplaats Dutch
repositorios Spanish
repositorio Spanish

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Refers to chambers, rooms, buildings, vessels, receptacles, or other physical places in which works of art, specimens, curiosities, archives, documents, books, or other things are placed, deposited, or stored. In the context of art museums, the usage of the term often overlaps with "repositories (institutions)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300150151. The J. Paul Getty Trust.