Skip to main content


Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Copies of art images, art objects, decorative arts, or other valued images or objects, made without intent to deceive; with regard to art images, it includes photographic reproductions. The term implies more precise and faithful imitation than does the term "copies (derivative objects)." Where the intent is to deceive, see "forgeries" or "counterfeits." For prints copying other two-dimensional works, typically dating from before the widespread use of photography, use "reproductive prints."

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Richard D. Butterfield Slide and Photograph Collection

Call Number: VRC 175
Abstract: Collection consists of photographs and slides taken by R. D. Butterfield from 1952-1983, and donated to the Visual Resources Collection at the encouragement of Abbott Lowell Cummings. Most are architectural studies, with particular emphasis on Venice’s Grand Canal, Palladio and his influence, New England churches, and churches by Christopher Wren. Mr. Butterfield was a practicing architect, M.Arch. Yale, based in Farmington, CT. He died in 1986. Mr. Butterfield was interested in comparisons...
Dates: 1952-1984