Conservation and recovery of Glass is an in-depth consultant to the fabrics and practices required for the care and maintenance of glass items. It offers thorough insurance of either theoretical and sensible features of glass conservation.
This new version of Newton and Davison's unique publication, Conservation of Glass, comprises sections at the nature of glass, the ancient improvement and expertise of glassmaking, and the deterioration of glass. specialist conservators will welcome the inclusion of concepts for exam and documentation. Incorporating therapy of either excavated glass and old and ornamental glass, the e-book presents the data required by means of conservators and restorers and is beneficial for a person with glass gadgets of their care.
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