BookPast Practice Future Prospects is the proceedings of an international conference held at The British Museum in September 2001. The 32 papers discuss the history of the conservation of antiquities, and of fine and applied art from the 18th to the 20th centuries from three different viewpoints: the contributions made...
Oddy, Andrew ; Smith, Sandra
BookFollowing the 1994 conference Restoration - Is it acceptable? , the 1999 British Museum conference focused on the reversibility of the main processes of conservation: cleaning, stabilising, repair and restoration. Twenty-seven papers discuss many different aspects of the argument, in both theory and practice, and with regard to different media...
Oddy, Andrew ; Carroll, Sara
BookFirst edition of this publication - for the most up to date version of the Oddy Test, please consult the revised edition published in 2004 (9780861591178)
Lee, L.R. ; Thickett, D.
BookA collection of 18 papers on early methods of conservation including conservation techniques used on the Herculaneum papyri, paper, iron and bronze, stone, a Roman floor mosaic, wall-paintings, pottery and porcelain, stained glass and Maori wood carvings.