[Crm-sig] ISSUE 463: Scope note of E37 Mark

Ethan Gruber ewg4xuva at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 21:57:01 EEST 2020


Thank you for the clarification. I think this more closely aligns with how
monograms, symbols, etc. are cataloged (as idealized representations).

On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 2:45 PM Martin Doerr <martin at ics.forth.gr> wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> I revise the intent, following Robert's concerns that it may be
> interpreted as a restriction rather than as an illustration of typical use:
>
> *NEW*
>
> Scope note:         This class comprises symbols, signs, signatures or
> short texts applied to instances of E24 Physical Human-Made Thing by
> arbitrary techniques, *often* in order to indicate such things as
> creator, owner, dedications, purpose or to communicate information
> generally. Instances of E37 Mark do not represent the actual image of a
> mark, but the abstract ideal, as they use to be codified in reference
> documents that are used in cultural documentation.
>
>  This class specifically excludes features that have no semantic
> significance, such as scratches or tool marks. These should be documented
> as instances of E25 Human-Made Feature.
> Best,
>
> Martin
>
> On 1/17/2020 6:22 PM, Martin Doerr wrote:
>
> Dear All,
>
> There were questions about the level of abstraction of E37 Mark. Therefore
> I rewrite, following the relevant discussions when this class was defined.
> The argument was that it should directly link to the codes that are used in
> museum documentation for (registered) marks.
>
> *Old scope note:*
>
> Scope note:         This class comprises symbols, signs, signatures or
> short texts applied to instances of E24 Physical Human-Made Thing by
> arbitrary techniques in order to indicate the creator, owner, dedications,
> purpose, etc.
>
>  This class specifically excludes features that have no semantic
> significance, such as scratches or tool marks. These should be documented
> as instances of E25 Human-Made Feature.
>
> *NEW*
>
> Scope note:         This class comprises symbols, signs, signatures or
> short texts applied to instances of E24 Physical Human-Made Thing by
> arbitrary techniques in order to indicate the creator, owner, dedications,
> purpose, etc. Instances of E37 Mark do not represent the actual image of a
> mark, but the abstract ideal, as they use to be codified in reference
> documents that are used in cultural documentation.
>
>  This class specifically excludes features that have no semantic
> significance, such as scratches or tool marks. These should be documented
> as instances of E25 Human-Made Feature.
>
>
> Can someone provide a relevant example from an authority document of marks?
>
> Such as
>
> Castagno, John. *Old Masters: Signatures and Monograms, 1400–Born 1800*.
> Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996.
>
> Caplan, H. H. and Bob Creps. *Encyclopedia of Artists' Signatures,
> Symbols & Monograms: Old Masters to Modern, North American & European plus
> More; 25,000 Examples*. Land O'Lakes, FL: Dealer's Choice Books, 1999.
>
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>  Dr. Martin Doerr
>
>  Honorary Head of the
>  Center for Cultural Informatics
>
>  Information Systems Laboratory
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>  Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)
>
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>
>  Vox:+30(2810)391625
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