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Catalog Number 2008.019.005
Object Name News Article
Title Criteria for historical judging of artwork -- June 2005
Scope & Content Redmond Historical Society

Criteria for historical judging of artwork -- June 2005

No consideration was given for artistic merit.

The following five factors were measured for each work:

Historical significance: How important is the subject to Redmond's history?

Accuracy: How accurate is representation?
Perspective/architecturally true, allowing for limitations of medium used
Romanticized or broadly embellished

Context: Is context inherent or expressed, linking the piece to Redmond?

Uniqueness: Is the piece unique, or has it been represented repeatedly?

Purpose: Is the purpose of preservation through representation fulfilled with this work?

2005 Society judges: Naomi Hardy and Miguel Llanos
Accession number 2008.019.005