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Preventive conservation in museums.

Preventive conservation in museums.

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ContributionsUniversité du Québec à Montréal., Canadian Conservation Institute., Centre de conservation du Québec.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18077633M
ISBN 102921942011

Preventive Conservation in Museums: Video Handbook compliments the video series on preventive conservation. Each chapter is the script of one of the videos. Subjects include an introduction to preventive conservation, storage, the condition report, relative humidity and temperature, the care of textiles, protecting objects on exhibit, emergency and disaster planning, and closing a .   Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums is a primer on the preventive care practices that these unique sites need to slow the rate of deterioration and prevent damage and wear to the property and its collections. It proposes a collaborative approach to Author: Jane Merritt.

compliments the video series on preventive conservation. Each chapter is the script of one of the videos. Subjects include an introduction to preventive conservation, storage, the condition report, relative humidity and temperature, the care of textiles, protecting objects on exhibit, emergency and disaster planning, and closing a seasonal museum. "Preventive conservation in museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession.

Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic museum generated literature and technical and detailed conservation literature.5/5(2). Product Information. Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession.


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Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession.

It bridges the gap between the basic museum generated literature and technical and detailed conservation literature/5(8). Book Description. Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of Preventive conservation in museums.

book conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic museum generated literature and technical and detailed conservation.

Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, Preventive conservation in museums.

book those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic museum generated literature and technical and detailed conservation literature.

Preventive Conservation in Museums by Chris Caple,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Description of the book "Preventive Conservation in Museums": Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession.

The project report, The Conservation Assessment: A Tool for Planning, Implementing, and Fundraising, is now being used by museums and federal funding agencies in the U.S. as a basic guideline for undertaking conservation assessments.

But preventive conservation holds perhaps the greatest potential for institutions located in less affluent. Preventive Conservation in Museums Editor: Chris Caple Introduction Chris Caple this book, is that of materials identification.

To apply preventive conservation measures effectively it is important that to know what materials you are dealing with. Is this metal object lead and thus vulnerable to acetic acid vapours or iron and subject to. It concentrates on preventive conservation and emphasizes a risk-management approach.

Reflecting the breadth of its scope, the new book is a collaboration between the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, the American Institute for Conservation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the George Washington University Museum.

Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum : Chris Caple.

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, The American Institute for Conservation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Museum Studies Program of George Washington University collaborated on a new book entitled Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage.

The volume discusses all aspects of collection storage, from planning and assessment, through building design. Garry Thomson made a significant contribution to Conservation science, Preventive conservation, and Art conservation as a whole with his publication ‘The Museum Environment’ first published inand revised in This book became the major source of information regarding recommendations for environmental conditions in museums around the world, and although the guidelines are no.

Preventive Conservation Aides wear gloves when handling collection objects to prevent leaving fingerprints. Acids that occur naturally on skin can corrode metals and damage furniture and other painted and gilt finishes.

They use museum quality HEPA vacuums that collect and trap fine dust particles and three kinds of dust cloths. Taking proper care of even a small collection, let alone a large one, can seem like an infinite job, and an active approach to preventive care is the best way to spread finite resources.

Robert Waller of the Canadian Museum of Nature and Stefan Michalski of the Canadian Conservation Institute have been the primary proponents of applying risk. Everywhere in the museum. Obviously preventive conservation techniques are more critical in areas where the specimens are stored, exhibited, and used for programs and research.

However, actions in one part of the building can affect another. Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession.

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Preventive Conservation In Museums. Author: Chris Caple ISBN: Genre: Social Science. N1/7 Mercury in Museum Collections () (PDF Version, MB) N1/8 Lead in Museum Collections and Heritage Buildings () (PDF Version, KB) N1/9 Low-Cost Plastic/Aluminum Barrier Foil () (PDF Version, MB) Preventive conservation.

N2/1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: Seiten: Illustrationen. Contents: Part I: Holistic Approach to Preventive Conservation Part II: Agents of Deterioration II.1 Physical forces (handling, moving) and Security II.2 Fire & Water (disaster) II.3 Pests II.4 Contaminants (gasses, dust) II.5 Radiation (light) II.6 Temperature & Relative.

C ASSAR M. (): Preventive conservation and building maintenance, Museum management and curatorship, vol. 13, n. 1, C ATHER S. (): Assessing causes and. Preventive conservation supports a museum’s primary purpose to ensure that its collections are available for current and future generations.

The benefits of preventive conservation will only be seen in the long-term, however they need to be planned, financed and executed to provide the best possible care at the present time.

preventive conservation program? 3. What is a multi-layered collection storage system and how does it protect my collection? Museum collection storage is both a physical space and an ongoing process. • It is a dedicated space used for storing museum objects, natural history specimens and archival materials.

This space is designed or.Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums is a primer on the preventive care practices that these unique sites need to slow the rate of deterioration and prevent damage and wear to the property and its collections.

It proposes a collaborative approach to preservation planning that is based on interdisciplinary research, critical thinking, and observation rather than rote maintenance.Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums is a primer on the preventive care practices that these unique sites need to slow the rate of deterioration and prevent damage and wear to the property and its : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.