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Citations:

Acknowledging our work is polite and helpful to us, and it also helps your readers to know where your sources come from. The more extensively you use the site, the more handsomely we hope that you will acknowledge us. On every relevant page, information about how to cite the website will be given, using the following format.

[title of the item you are using]; in 'The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735,' at http://artworld.york.ac.uk; accessed [date]

For example, if you are citing an entry in the art sales database use the sale title:

Sale of pictures at the Banqueting House, 11 May 1686; in 'The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735,' at http://artworld.york.ac.uk; accessed 1 January 2010

If you are copying part of a transcribed inventory, use the title of the inventory:

'A Note of Pictures' belonging to Viscount Fauconberg, 1684-93, British Library Add Mss 41255; in 'The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735,' at http://artworld.york.ac.uk; accessed 1 January 2010

For a newspaper:

Daily Post, 20 September 1722; in 'The art world in Britain 1660 to 1735,' at http://artworld.york.ac.uk; accessed 1 January 2010

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