The History of Gauged Brickwork
Conservation of Furniture
Conservation of Easel Paintings
A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting
Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation
June 25, 2015
This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to...
Shayne Rivers, Nick Umney
December 21, 2012
This book is a comprehensive resource covering the principles and practice of the conservation and restoration of furniture. A review of the historical development of furniture introduces a wide range of structural types and materials that may be encountered, including wood, ivory, turtleshell,...
Joyce Hill Stoner, Rebecca Rushfield
September 25, 2012
Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice. With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an...
September 15, 2012
The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes from the eighteenth...
Agnes Timar-Balazsy, Dinah Eastop
May 08, 1998
'Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation' provides must-have knowledge for conservators who do not always have a scientific background. This vital book brings together from many sources the material science necessary to understand the properties, deterioration and investigation of textile...