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One-word searches work best.
Example keyword searches:

  • Copley
  • ceramics AND vase
  • "Bark Painting"
  • "*New York*"
  • Lawren* (finds Lawren & Lawrence)

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Keyword Search Information

For best results, use one word: 

  • Yoruba
  • Baroque
  • Rembrandt

Use AND for combinations: 

  • American AND ceramics AND vase
  • Birch AND bark AND container
  • Picasso AND photograph

Use * for partial matches: 

  • Lawren* (finds Lawren & Lawrence)
  • "Picturing New York*"

Use quotes for phrases and full names: 

  • "Bark Painting"
  • "English Sheraton Barometer"
  • "Tuning Fork Mallet"

If the phrase may be part of a longer phrase, use * with quotes:

  • "*New York*"

When combining a phrase with a single term, the phrase must come first:

  • "*sugar bowl*" AND American

Advanced Search Tips
AND, OR, and quotes do not work.
One-word searches work best.

  • Yoruba

If searching on 2 or more words, use *:

  • plate IV*
  • *central park*

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Advanced Search Information

AND, OR, and quotes do not work with Advanced Search.

For best results, use one word.

If searching on 2 or more words, add * before and/or after the phrase: 

  • plate IV*
  • *central park*

Before a comma, add a backslash: 

  • Parasol Press\, Ltd.\, New York
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