The Edition field records what version or batch that an object belongs to if many similar objects were made.

Field details

Public field
edition is the field ID
Text field with 200 character limit
Detail tab in the object cataloguing page for art, library and photography and multimedia records

Cataloguing tips

Library records

The edition is usually found after the Title page.

Art, photography and multimedia records

If the artwork or photograph is part of a limited set, enter the edition number.


  • A second edition publication of a book would be entered as Second edition.

  • An artwork that is number 3 of 200 prints would be entered as 3/200.

Search tips

You can search on this field with:


For example, type edition: "first edition" into the search field to find any object that is a first edition.