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

    4,610 people had this role and were involved with 30,266 objects.

  • Manufacturer

    2,084 people had this role and were involved with 12,796 objects.

  • Artist

    1,277 people had this role and were involved with 7,850 objects.

  • Maker

    1,044 people had this role and were involved with 3,858 objects.

  • Office of

    45 people had this role and were involved with 3,226 objects.

  • Publisher

    398 people had this role and were involved with 2,981 objects.

  • Client

    634 people had this role and were involved with 2,438 objects.

  • Producer

    345 people had this role and were involved with 2,409 objects.

  • For

    224 people had this role and were involved with 2,205 objects.

  • Architect

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

  • Engraver

    216 people had this role and were involved with 1,964 objects.

  • Draftsman

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

  • Company

    174 people had this role and were involved with 731 objects.

  • Weaver

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

  • Printer

    230 people had this role and were involved with 662 objects.

  • After

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

  • Collaborator

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

  • Distributor

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

  • Author

    338 people had this role and were involved with 582 objects.

  • Design Director

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

  • Firm

    81 people had this role and were involved with 503 objects.

  • Embroiderer

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

  • Attributed to

    223 people had this role and were involved with 377 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

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

  • Design Team member

    62 people had this role and were involved with 120 objects.

  • Student at

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

  • Illustrator

    84 people had this role and were involved with 107 objects.

  • Retailer

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

  • Art Director

    47 people had this role and were involved with 102 objects.

  • Composer

    48 people had this role and were involved with 101 objects.

  • Decorator

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