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Handbook of chemical conservation of museum objects

T. R. Gairola

Handbook of chemical conservation of museum objects

by T. R. Gairola

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Published by Dept. of Museology, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in [Baroda] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museum conservation methods

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. R. Gairola.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM145 .G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 101 p.
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075M
    LC Control Numbersa 68006692

    A Brief History of Preservation and Conservation at the Library of Congress Kenneth E. Harris and Susan E. Schur 1. One of the early Librarians of Congress, in transforming the Library from a good facility serving the needs of U.S. legislators into one that would become the largest and most complex. Evidence of this method of "preserving" furniture and wooden objects is readily apparent in most museum collections. Other forms of chemical degradation of coatings include the application of liquid chemicals which attack the surface coating itself and may destroy the coating film.

    Keep iron objects as free of dust and dirt as possible. Clean iron away from the storage area to avoid introducing iron-laden dust particles to the area. Do not clean museum objects down to bare iron unless appropriate. If the corrosion product is removed totally, the iron can re-corrode and disfiguring orange spots of rust will result. Methods of Conserving Archaeological Material from Underwater Sites by Donny L. Hamilton Revision Number 1 January 1, Anthropology Conservation of Archaeological Resources I. Nautical Archaeology Program Department of Anthropology. Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Conservation FilesFile Size: 2MB.

    The Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies is fully peer reviewed and Open Access. It contains research on conservation science, artefact studies, restoration, museum studies, environment studies, collection management and curation. Published from the UCL Institute of Archaeology from to , the journal was relaunched in in collaboration with the British Library, with a newly. Museum staff and their engineering consultants should read and use this most current edition of the ASHRAE Applications Handbook for referral during museum environmental improvement projects. To date, there is no model to compare the amount of damage from chemical, biological and mechanical decay on a particular collection.


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This reader brings together classic and up to date texts on the nature and definition of the object itself, the senses and embodied experience of objects.