Deaccession method

The Deaccession method field records how an object was deaccessioned.

Field details

Private field
deaccession_method is the field ID
Pick List with 200 character limit
Administration tab in the object cataloguing page


Sold, exchanged, destroyed, donated to another museum.

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For example, enter deaccession_method: sold into the search field to find all sold deaccessioned objects.

Related fields

Deaccession status

Deaccession reason

Deaccession date

Deaccession authoriser

Deaccession authoriser position

Deaccession proceeds