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Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology


About the Series

Titles in this classic series, published by the world-leading Publisher of Museum & Heritage Studies and Conservation books, present the very latest research and practice from the fields of conservation and museology.

With contributions from international experts, titles in the series will be relevant to researchers, practitioners and students working in the fields of conservation, museum and heritage studies, and art history.

To submit proposals, please contact the Routledge Editor, Heidi Lowther ([email protected])

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Conservation of Easel Paintings

Conservation of Easel Paintings

2nd Edition

Edited By Joyce Hill Stoner, Rebecca Rushfield
November 30, 2020

Conservation of Easel Paintings, Second Edition provides a much-anticipated update to the previous edition, which has come to be known internationally as an invaluable and comprehensive text on the history, philosophy and methods of the treatment of easel paintings. Including 49 chapters written ...

A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

1st Edition

By Lara Flecker
December 14, 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 ...

The History of Gauged Brickwork

The History of Gauged Brickwork

1st Edition

By Gerard Lynch
June 23, 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 ...

Conservation of Furniture

Conservation of Furniture

1st Edition

By 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, ...

Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation

Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation

1st Edition

By Agnes Timar-Balazsy, Dinah Eastop
June 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 ...

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