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Art objects: their care and preservation; A reference for museums and collectors (Worldwide books) by Frieda Kay Fall

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Published by Boston Book & Art .
Written in English


  • Art objects,
  • Conservation and restoration

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11549671M
ISBN 100843500123
ISBN 109780843500127

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About the Book: Art object of all types, whatever be their category -stone sculptures, wooden objects, textiles, manuscripts, paintings or any other -are continuously subjected to dangers of damage and deterioration. Such object has often to be handled during transportation, exhibition, storage, photography or study by research scholars. In library and archival science, preservation is a set of activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record, book, or object while making as few changes as possible.   Fluid preservation refers to specimens and objects that are preserved in fluids, most commonly alcohol and formaldehyde, but also glycerin, mineral oil, acids, glycols, and a host of other chemicals that protect the specimen from deterioration. Some of the oldest natural history specimens in the world are preserved in fluid. Despite the fact that fluid preservation has been practiced for more. Museums collect objects of art, history and science to exhibit them, study them and, equally important, preserve them as well as possible for the future. Taking good care of the .

Center for Fine Art Conservation Preservation Arts is the premier center for fine art conservation on the west coast. We specialize in museum quality conservation of paintings, sculpture, objects, works on paper, books, furniture, public art and murals. We have expertise in . The Association of British Transport and Engineering Museums (ABTEM) have updated the ‘Guidelines for the Care of Larger and Working Historic Objects’ for The guidelines have been produced to provide practical conservation advice to those owning and operating industrial and transport collections. The conservation and restoration of books, manuscripts, documents and ephemera is an activity dedicated to the preservation and protection of items of historical and personal value made primarily from paper, parchment, and leather. When applied to cultural heritage, conservation activities are generally undertaken by a conservator. The Book Conservation Lab coordinates projects with other departments, by collaborating when necessary to treat bound volumes with significant visual components such as photograph albums, early hand-colored atlases, illuminated manuscripts and artists' books.