Jones, head of collections at the Mary Rose Trust, presents descriptions of the conservation programed devised for the Mary Rose, a British warship sunk by the French in 1545. Contributors address problems facing marine archaeological conservation efforts and describe techniques used to deal with the processes of decay and degradation cause by marine conditions and bacterial and animal infestation. Innovative methods are described for the conservation, storage, and display of the range of material found on the Mary Rose, including wood, textiles, leather, ceramics, glass, stone, metals, and animal and human bones. B&w photos are included. The book is distributed by the David Brown Book Company. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Publisher:||Oxbow Books Limited|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Dr Mark Jones is Head of Collections at The Mary Rose Trust.
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