Care Of Antiques And Historical Collections (Rev And Expanded) / Edition 2

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Overview

The Care of Antiques and Historical Collections is a wonderful handbook that gives you and your staff the crucial knowledge you need to start and maintain sound programs of storage, display and environmental control for your historical artifacts. Providing instruction for both the expert and novice conservationist, MacLeish offers sound advice on how you can take a few active measures to protect, clean, repair, and care for objects most commonly found in museums or private collections. This is MacLeish's fully revised and greatly expanded edition of Per E. Gudbeck's classic The Care of Historical Collections.
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Journal of The West
Both the curator of the small museum and the private collector will find much of value here.
— W.D. Grissom
Journal Of The West - W. D. Grissom
Both the curator of the small museum and the private collector will find much of value here.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761991359
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/1985
  • Series: American Association for State and Local History Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 556,264
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Preface chapter 2 Preface to the First Edition chapter 3 Introduction chapter 4 1. The Artifact and Its Documentation chapter 5 2. Controlled Environment Vital for Collections' Conservation chapter 6 3. Good Storage—and How To Keep It that Way chapter 7 4. Planning Security for Building and Collection chapter 8 5. Fire Protection chapter 9 6. The Collections Workroom: Equipment and Use chapter 10 7. Packing Artifacts for Shipment chapter 11 8. Paper: Care and Conservation chapter 12 9. Conservation of Wooden Objects chapter 13 10. Skin and Leather Artifacts chapter 14 11. Metal Objects: Care and Conservation chapter 15 12. Textiles: Care and Conservation chapter 16 13. Ceramics: Care and Conservation chapter 17 14. Glass: Problems and Solutions chapter 18 15. Artifacts of Bone, Ivory, and Animal Teeth chapter 19 16. Stone Artifacts chapter 20 17. Photographs chapter 21 Appendix 1: Adhesives chapter 22 Appendix 2: Padded Coat Hangers for Historical Garments chapter 23 Appendix 3: Suppliers of Materials and Equipment chapter 24 Illustrations Acknowledgments chapter 25 Index
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