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Conservation Skills

Judgement, Method and Decision Making

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Conservation Skills by Chris Caple
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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.
Release date NZ
September 21st, 2000
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
15 line drawings, 34 b&w photographs
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
248
Dimensions
174x246x12
ISBN-13
9780415188814
Product ID
1679348

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