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Author Powell, Brent A.

Title Collection care : an illustrated handbook for the care and handling of cultural objects / Brent A. Powell.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    069.53 POW    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxiv, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Mervin Richard -- Introduction / Rebecca Fifield -- Part 1. Overview and history -- History -- Organizational structures -- Case study: Comparing approaches : the museum and the transport agent / Jim Grundy -- Training, health, and safety -- Case study: Mentoring and the collection care profession / Kurt Christian -- Case study: Training at Crozier / Nicole Bouchard Tejeiro -- Part 2. Guidelines and principles -- Two-dimensional objects : procedures and practices -- Focus on: The US National Park Service museum handbooks : the evolution of a museum manual / Abby Sue Fisher -- Three-dimensional objects : procedures and practices -- Focus on: Rigging safety is no accident / Kevin Marshall -- Focus on: Risk assessment in packing design / John Molini -- Part 3. Working within collection care environments -- The internal environment -- Focus on: Lighting in the museum / Simm Steel -- The external environment -- Focus on: International shipping by air and sea / Kim Powell -- Focus on: Art packing and transport : cushioning foam selection and application / Geoff Browne -- Working with materials and equipment -- Focus on: Specialized art handling equipment : when it is necessary & how to develop it / Mark Slattery.
Subject Museum conservation methods -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Museums -- Collection management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Art objects -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 9781442238817 (cloth : alkaline paper)
144223881X (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781442238824 (paperback : alkaline paper)
1442238828 (paperback : alkaline paper)

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