What is mounted?

mounted meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

An illustration or photograph tipped onto a blank page in a book or album. Also, a fragile or damaged leaf, illustration, map, etc., strengthened with backing made of paper, card, or thin cloth. See also: card-mounted photograph.Also refers to an artifact or specimen placed on a pedestal or inside a case and to a print, photographic image, or document protected by framing, usually against a backing material. Loose specimens and unframed prints and pictures are unmounted. See also: mat.


reference: ABC-CLIO