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2014 IPTC adds additional Heritage Fields

List of additional heritage fields

IPTC has just published its latest update to IPTC Core and Extension,which includes additional fields for artworks and objects in the image.

Details here:
http://www.iptc.org/site/Photo_Metadata/IPTC_Core_&_Extension/

In brief we have:

  • Added url links to authoritative data held online
  • Added a date text field for imprecise and circa dates
  • Added fields for Style-Period and Physical Description
  • Allowed for other contributions to an object such as excavation, find, restoration.  This allows a wider variety of heritage objects to be recorded