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

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415188814
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
1 Perception, judgment and learning 1
2 Reasons for preserving the past 12
3 The nature of conservation 29
4 History of conservation 46
5 Conservation ethics 59
6 Objects: Their recording and investigation 70
7 Cleaning 90
8 Stabilization 106
9 Restoration 119
10 In working condition 140
11 Preventive conservation 152
12 Decisions 170
13 Responsibilities 182
14 Conclusion 200
Bibliography 207
Index 223
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