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A The Arts
Use all A* codes for: specialist and general adult titles, including both highly illustrated and more text-based works. For a hobby or recreational approach, prefer a WF* code as the main subject and supplement with A* code(s) where appropriate. Use all A* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers as appropriate, in particular STYLE 6*, plus PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers
AK Design, Industrial and commercial arts, illustration
Use all AK* codes for: works that look at the subject from a fine arts or history of art perspective, or aimed at a professional, technical or skilled audience. Use with: STYLE 6*, PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate.
Prefer: WF* codes as the main subject for more amateur, hobby or recreational approaches
AKL Illustration and commercial art
AKLB Illustration
Class here: book illustrations and information graphics as an art. Use for: works on illustration as an art form as well as illustration, both contemporary and historical, used for scientific, technical, narrative and other purposes.
See also: AFF Drawing and drawings

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