Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making / Edition 1

Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making / Edition 1

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by Chris Caple
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415188814

ISBN-13: 9780415188814

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Conservation Skills provides an overview of the issues facing conservators of historic and artistic works. It not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects can be related. Drawing on case studies of well-known objects such as the body of Lindow Man and the Statue of Liberty it

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Conservation Skills provides an overview of the issues facing conservators of historic and artistic works. It not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects can be related. Drawing on case studies of well-known objects such as the body of Lindow Man and the Statue of Liberty it addresses the following issues:

• perception, judgement and learning

• reasons for preserving the past

• the nature and history of conservation

• conservation ethics

• recording, investigating, cleaning objects

• stabilisation and restoration

• preventive conservation

• decision making and responsibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415188814
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
789,890
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
1Perception, judgment and learning1
2Reasons for preserving the past12
3The nature of conservation29
4History of conservation46
5Conservation ethics59
6Objects: Their recording and investigation70
7Cleaning90
8Stabilization106
9Restoration119
10In working condition140
11Preventive conservation152
12Decisions170
13Responsibilities182
14Conclusion200
Bibliography207
Index223

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