Natural Materials: Sources, Properties and Uses

Natural Materials: Sources, Properties and Uses

by Jean DeMouthe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750665289

ISBN-13: 9780750665285

Pub. Date: 12/13/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Most museums collections contain a wide variety of natural materials, and a diverse range of knowledge is necessary to keep so many types of objects at their best. This book studies the composition, structure and properties of natural materials such as wood, paper, amber, coral and feathers, and discusses the potential hazards they face, as well as the appropriate

Overview

Most museums collections contain a wide variety of natural materials, and a diverse range of knowledge is necessary to keep so many types of objects at their best. This book studies the composition, structure and properties of natural materials such as wood, paper, amber, coral and feathers, and discusses the potential hazards they face, as well as the appropriate conservation techniques to use for each. Providing plenty of detail in an easily accessible format, Natural Materials is a useful resource for students, professionals and collectors alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750665285
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/13/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Minerals; Rocks & fossils; Natural glass; Meteorites; Introduction to organics; Monera, Protista, Fungus; Plants; Invertebrate Animals; Vertebrate Animals; Bibliography; Glossary; Tables; Index.

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