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Conservation Concerns : A Guide for Collectors and Curators

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Written in accessible, nontechnical language, this book's twenty-three essays provide invaluable conservation guidelines for a variety of materials and media. Focusing also on proper storage techniques and environmental control, contributors offer information on emergency planning, disaster management, and identifying damages that may require professional treatment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9.14mm | 250g
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 26ill.
  • 1560981741
  • 9781560981749
  • 559,421

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"The volume is remarkable for its clarity of presentation. . . . Information is detailed and comprehensive yet straightforward, practical, and useful. . . . Curators, collections managers, and directors will find this an invaluable resource for assessing, monitoring, and upgrading existing problems and conditions, and for planning and prioritizing their long-range storage needs."--Curator

"A good starting point for the proper care and preservation of valuable antiques and artifacts."--The Antiquer's Guide

"This concise book can be recommended as a useful guide for storage planning and as a general introduction to conservation options for curators of fine arts and decorative arts collections."--Studies in Conservation
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About Konstanze Bachmann

Konstanze Bachmann is the paper conservator at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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