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Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies
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Journal
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75 Publications
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  • Conservation and Analysis on a Shoestring: Displaying Gut Parkas at the Polar Museum, Cambridge

    Rowe, Sophie; Ravaioli, Flavia; Tully, Catherine; Narvey, Megan (2018)
    This paper presents a low-cost conservation project from the Polar Museum, Cambridge, in which two Inuit gut parkas from the museum’s collection were prepared for display and analysed to identify their material components. The project relied on cultivating professional networks and adapting inexpensive mounting methods to get maximum value from a very small budget. The parkas were analysed with a range of techniques including scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray spectro...

    The Formation of Microenvironments in Polyester Enclosures

    Paul Garside; Olivia Walker (2015)
    Inert polyester sheets, such as Melinex and Mylar, are widely used in conservation to create envelope-like enclosures for storing and protecting flat objects (paper, parchment, papyrus, etc.). These materials are known to be chemically stable and present no direct risks to the enclosed items; however, as the films have a low permeability, such enclosures may lead to the creation of internal microenvironments. This will both limit the response to external changes and potentially trap any inter...

    The Phoenix: The Role of Conservation Ethics in the Development of St Pancras Railway Station (London, UK)

    Allington-Jones, Lu (2013)
    St Pancras Railway Station, London (UK), has recently undergone alterations that have variously been described as conservation, restoration, refurbishment and rejuvenation, to become the new terminal for Eurostar. This article aims to evaluate the recent changes and relate them to current conservation ethics. Observations were made on site, derived from research in published literature and were assessed according to principles of conservation. The article concludes that, in the recent develop...

    Reflections Around the Conservation of Sacred Thangkas

    Cotte, Sabine (2013)
    Tibetan thangkas (Buddhist scroll paintings) are created as religious ritual objects. The fact that they are mainly considered as artworks in the Western world impacts on the decisions made for their display and conservation. This article explores the current approach to thangkas in Australian public collections and compares it with the views of contemporary Tibetan Buddhism practitioners. It underlines a few misconceptions at the source of conservation decision-making, and discusses practica...

    Is Collection Management an "Art" or a "Science"?

    Raikes, Susan (1996)
    Collections management has been the focus of much critical attention in the past, both from the government, particularly with regard to the national museums, and from non-government bodies. This has led to the rise of a wide variety of standard setting initiatives in the United Kingdom. These standards are discussed, compared to the ideas of "art" and "science," and the recent much-needed advances in collections management are surveyed in that context.
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