The Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art: Treatment, Repair, and Restoration
"This book is concerned with the broad field relating to the restoration of antiquities and works of art, and with their subsequent conservation. It is intended as a handbook for the collector, the archaeologist, and the museum curator, and as a workshop guide for the technician."--Preface, page vii.
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ANIMAL SKIN AND SKIN PRODUCTS
PAPYRUS PARCHMENT AND PAPER
PRINTS DRAWINGS AND MANUSCRIPTS
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