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An Easy Guide to Care for Sculpture and Antique Art Collections

Faltermeier, Robert B.

2014, XII, 87 p. 46 illus. in color.

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  • Addresses the most vital aspects of handling and caring for collections of artefacts in a concise and easily accessible way
  • Provides guidance for novices and laymen as well as a reference for experts and professionals in the protection of cultural heritage
  • Written by one of the experts in the field of restoration and conservation and illustrated with examples from his wealth of experience
This book is a concise guide on how to preserve, protect and analyse cultural heritage in private and public collections. Its focus is on three-dimensional works of art and archaeology crafted from materials like ceramics, glass, stone, metals, wood etc. It briefly explains the most important aspects of handling, display, storage and analysis of such art works and covers the basics of environmental conditions for an art collection. Numerous practical examples from the author's long experience are shown in high-quality colour photographs.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Archaeological Conservation - Art Collection Management - Art Conservation - Cultural Heritage Conservation - Museum Studies

Related subjects » Anthropology & Archaeology - Special types of Materials

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