Risk Assessment for Object Conservation (Paperback)Jonathan Ashley-Smith (author)
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This valuable book explains the mechanisms of deterioration of museum artifacts, quantifying the probability that damage will occur and estimating the rate of progress when it does.
The principles outlined and the information provided will form a foundation for cost-benefit analysis of conservation proposals. Dr Ashley-Smith also gives comprehensive explanations of scientific of mathematical material to take into consideration the readers who have no background in these areas, alongside a basic introduction. The structure of the book provides a logical progression through tools, concepts information and examples. This is a must-have purchase for all conservators, curators and administrators of historic artifacts at both student and professional level.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 19 mm
This book offers tremendous value to anyone involved in applying for money for conservation.'
New Heritage Magazine
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