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
BookThis publication examines the increasingly important role of the conservation scientist. Conservation science, where scientists develop an understanding of why and how museum objects deteriorate, and research into methods and materials for arresting that deterioration, has become a specialism in its own right. The importance of adequate communication between the...