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ERIC Number: ED455851
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87845-119-6
ISSN: ISSN-0276-1769
The Storage of Art on Paper: A Basic Guide for Institutions. Occasional Paper No. 210.
Ogden, Sherelyn
All institutions face the deterioration of works of art on paper. This latest volume in the Occasional Papers series is a practical guide for professionals needing to store and preserve works of art on paper. The author--Head of Conservation at the Minnesota Historical Society who has 28 years' experience as a practicing conservator, consultant, and teacher--makes the case that preventative care is a realistic goal and is easily accomplished and relatively inexpensive. She details the considerations of choosing proper storage locations and enclosures, and notes that following these guidelines is a practical, cost-effective way to contribute to the preservation of works of art on paper. Highlights of the discussion include: selecting storage locations; selecting storage enclosures; standard-sized enclosures; types of enclosures; selecting storage furniture; types of storage furniture; oversized storage; and routine handling. (Contains 25 references.) (AEF)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A