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he book deals exhaustively with conservation of our ancient heritage existent in the form of wooden artefacts. This volume contains four chapters. The first chapter deals with the history of use of wood, location of wooden artefacts and the need to review our policy of acquisition of artefacts. The second highlights the information on the source of wood, identification, properties of wood, and techniques of making wooden objects. The third one explains the deterioration mechanism of wood substance and other constituents by various agencies of degradation, inherent structural defects and need for proper examination and documentation to decide on the treatment required. The final chapter details the conservation technology for wooden objects explaining the steps in eradication of biodeterioration, cleaning, physical repairs, restoration/retouching and preventive measures. No doubt this book should serve as a valuable guide to archaeologists, conservators, and students of museology. Printed Pages: 139. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2155
Titel: Conservation of Wooden Objects
Verlag: D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd and National Museum Institute of History and Art
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, London, 1971. 210X300 mm. 140 pages. Soft cover. Cover is slightly worn at edges and corners. Includes many photos. Else in good condition. The book is in : English. Artikel-Nr. H 22 74