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A Guide for Collectors and Curators

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On Sale: January 11, 2012
Pages: 160 | ISBN: 978-1-58834-372-7
Published by : Smithsonian Books Smithsonian
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Written in accessible, nontechnical language, this book's twenty-three essays provide invaluable conservation guidelines for a variety of materials and media. Focusing also on proper storage techniques and environmental control, contributors offer information on emergency planning, disaster management, and identifying damages that may require professional treatment.
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“The volume is remarkable for its clarity of presentation. . . . Information is detailed and comprehensive yet straightforward, practical, and useful. . . . Curators, collections managers, and directors will find this an invaluable resource for assessing, monitoring, and upgrading existing problems and conditions, and for planning and prioritizing their long-range storage needs.”—Curator

“A good starting point for the proper care and preservation of valuable antiques and artifacts.”—The Antiquer's Guide

“This concise book can be recommended as a useful guide for storage planning and as a general introduction to conservation options for curators of fine arts and decorative arts collections.”—Studies in Conservation

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