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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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In 22 nontechnical essays, conservators specializing in a variety of materials and media--paper, photographs, paintings, textiles, stone, ceramics, furniture, ethnographic objects, and sound recordings--discuss collection care and conservation, focusing on proper storage techniques and environmental control.
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Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Principles of storage / Konstanze Bachmann, Rebecca Anne Rushfield — Emergency planning / Mary W. Ballard — Control of temperature and humidity in small collections / Ann Brooke Craddock — Construction materials for storage and exhibition / Ann Brooke Craddock — Storage of works on paper / Marjorie Shelley — Warning signs : when works on paper require conservation / Marjorie Shelley — Storage and care of photographs / Klaus B. Hendriks — Warning signs : when photographs need conservation / Klaus B. Hendriks — The preservation and storage of sound recordings / Klaus B. Hendriks — Painting storage : a basic guideline / Kenneth S. Moser — When is it time to call a paintings conservator? / Charles von Nostitz — Storage of historic fabrics and costumes / Christine Giuntini — Textile conservation / Patsy Orlofsky — Warning signs : when textiles need conservation / Lucy A. Commoner — Storage containers for textile collections / Lucy A. Commoner — Storage of stone, ceramic, glass, and metal / Lynda A. Zycherman.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560981749
Editor:
Bachmann, Konstanze
Foreword:
Pilgrim, Dianne
Foreword:
Pilgrim, Dianne
Editor:
Bachmann, Konstanze
Author:
Konstanze, Bachmann
Author:
Bachmann, Konstanze
Author:
BACHMANN K
Author:
Bachmann, K.
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Care & Restoration
Subject:
Museum conservation methods
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Subject:
Architecture-Architects
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19920431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
26 LINE ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.95 x 6 x 0.35 in 0.5 lb

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