The people involved with our collection have had a total of 102 production-related roles and this is page 1 of 3

Our cataloguers talk about roles as a way to describe how those responsible for a work were involved in its creation.

A single object may have multiple people, in a variety of different roles, associated with it. Different curatorial departments use descriptive terms in different ways. Over time, this creates tremendous diversity in the vocabulary that appears in collection records. We are currently working to reconcile these differences.

There are 102 production related roles and 20 donor related roles.

  • Designer

    4,563 people had this role and were involved with 29,279 objects.

  • Manufacturer

    2,070 people had this role and were involved with 12,753 objects.

  • Artist

    1,280 people had this role and were involved with 8,040 objects.

  • Maker

    1,040 people had this role and were involved with 3,852 objects.

  • Office of

    43 people had this role and were involved with 3,210 objects.

  • Publisher

    392 people had this role and were involved with 2,863 objects.

  • Producer

    340 people had this role and were involved with 2,393 objects.

  • Client

    631 people had this role and were involved with 2,357 objects.

  • Architect

    203 people had this role and were involved with 2,118 objects.

  • Engraver

    215 people had this role and were involved with 1,866 objects.

  • For

    222 people had this role and were involved with 1,575 objects.

  • Draftsman

    103 people had this role and were involved with 1,002 objects.

  • Company

    175 people had this role and were involved with 732 objects.

  • Weaver

    66 people had this role and were involved with 668 objects.

  • Collaborator

    147 people had this role and were involved with 661 objects.

  • After

    232 people had this role and were involved with 660 objects.

  • Printer

    229 people had this role and were involved with 656 objects.

  • Distributor

    114 people had this role and were involved with 605 objects.

  • Author

    334 people had this role and were involved with 574 objects.

  • Design Director

    51 people had this role and were involved with 521 objects.

  • Firm

    82 people had this role and were involved with 504 objects.

  • Embroiderer

    421 people had this role and were involved with 467 objects.

  • Attributed to

    221 people had this role and were involved with 369 objects.

  • Photographer

    122 people had this role and were involved with 244 objects.

  • Etcher

    36 people had this role and were involved with 233 objects.

  • Graphic Designer

    38 people had this role and were involved with 209 objects.

  • Print Maker

    60 people had this role and were involved with 156 objects.

  • Possibly

    79 people had this role and were involved with 139 objects.

  • Design Team member

    63 people had this role and were involved with 121 objects.

  • Student at

    22 people had this role and were involved with 111 objects.

  • Illustrator

    83 people had this role and were involved with 106 objects.

  • Composer

    47 people had this role and were involved with 100 objects.

  • Retailer

    36 people had this role and were involved with 99 objects.

  • Decorator

    55 people had this role and were involved with 86 objects.

  • Art Director

    46 people had this role and were involved with 85 objects.