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The conservation of antiquities and works of art: treatment, repair and restoration [by] H.J. Plenderleith and A.E.A. Werner.

; Werner, A. E. A. (Alfred Emil Anthony), 1911-2006, author
2d ed.. London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1971.
ISBN 0192129600

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Other Authors Werner, A. E. A. 1911-2006,
Subjects Antiquität.
Antiquités -- Collections et conservation.
Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Art objects -- Conservation and restoration.
Conservacao Museografica.
Konservierung.
Kunstwerk.
Objets d'art -- Conservation et restauration.
Description xix, 394 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Based on upwards of forty years' of practical experience in dealing the wide variety of problems that arise in the conservation of museum objects of all kinds, [this book] is the most comprehensive work of its kind in any language. Information is given on the nature of the materials found in museums, libraries, archives and picture galleries; the causes of their deterioration are discussed, and detailed instructions are given on methods of preservation, and, where necessary, on repair and restoration"--Jacket.
Contents Introduction : the influence of environment -- part 1. Organic materials. Animal skin and skin products -- Papyrus, parchment, and paper -- Prints, drawings, and manuscripts -- Textiles -- Wood -- Bone and ivory -- Easel paintings -- part 2. Metals. General introduction -- Gold and electrum -- Silver -- Copper and its alloys -- Lead, tin, and pewter -- Iron and steel -- part 3. Siliceous and related materials. Stone -- Ceramics -- Glass.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)479886
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Plenderleith, H. J. 1898-1997.
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