Citation of museum collections

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This page collects URL schemes for directly linking to records in museum collections.


American Numismatic Society, where 1944.100.24110 is the accession number.

Brooklyn Museum


both link to the same object.

British Museum, London Not yet sure if "&partid=1" is always necessary. This is the same object via the BM's SPARQL endpoint.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, where the value of 'priref' is given as "Reference Number:".

Francis W. Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan . '0000.00.0782' is an accession number.

Getty Museum, Los Angeles and Malibu . It's not clear that the 7758 here is the basis for a stable identity.

Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, where 1977.216.3192 is the accession number.

Hermitage, Saint Petersburg

Search form at but no short URLs for individual objects.

Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, where 'D.192' looks like the accession number (though that isn't explicitly stated anywhere on the page).

Louvre, Paris is a link to an individual object. It does not seem to be a permanent link into the collection database of the institution.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Münzkabinett der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, where '18217568' is the 'Object Number' as given on the page.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Ure Museum, Reading, where '67.7.3' is the accession number.

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore The 'id' is not documented on each page. Addresses of this form are unlikely to be permanent URIs for objects in the collection.

Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, where 95360 is the object id, not the accession number.