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Chemical Science and Conservation

  • Authors
  • David┬áBurgess
Textbook

Part of the Dimensions of Science book series (DIMOSCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. David Burgess
    Pages 1-14
  3. David Burgess
    Pages 15-28
  4. David Burgess
    Pages 29-39
  5. David Burgess
    Pages 40-54
  6. David Burgess
    Pages 55-64
  7. David Burgess
    Pages 82-87
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 89-93

About this book

Introduction

A wide range of human artefacts, such as paper, textiles, glass and ceramics, are subject to steady continuous deterioration from a variety of sources. Increasing interest is being taken in the scientific investigation of causes and remedies for these phenomena. Each chapter in this volume deals with one such artefact and illustrates the origin of deterioration, restoration techniques and subsequent preservation. The final chapter looks at recent developments in preservation techniques.

Keywords

ceramics document research textiles

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-11429-0
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-52165-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11429-0
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