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Thesauri

Art & Architecture Thesaurus 
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/index.html A thesaurus of controlled vocabulary for works of or about art and architecture. It covers terminology for fine arts, architecture, decorative art, and material culture of the Western world from antiquity to the present.

 

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN : Getty Information Institute) 
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/tgn/index.html Search the world. Hierachically arranged geographic data that is global in scope. It comprises records for approximately 900,000 places in the modern world, and including vernacular and historical names, place types, and other relevant information.

 

Merriam-Webster Thesaurus 
http://www.m-w.com/thesaurus.htm Searchable English language thesaurus.

 

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases 
http://www.thesaurus.com/ Immediate searching available from this site.

 

Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/tgm1/ Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I).

 

Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II 
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/tgm2/ Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II: Genre and physical characteristic terms (TGM II) is a thesauris of 600 terms developed by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.