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Fake? : the art of deception

Author: Mark Jones; P T Craddock; Nicolas Barker; British Museum.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jones; P T Craddock; Nicolas Barker; British Museum.
ISBN: 0520070860 9780520070868 0520070879 9780520070875
OCLC Number: 22279285
Notes: "First U.S. edition"--T.p. verso.
Catalog of an exhibition at the British Museum.
Description: 312 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is a fake? --
Rewriting history --
The limits of belief : religion, magic, myth and science --
Faking in the East --
Faking in Europe in from the Renaissance to the 18th century --
The 19th century : the great age of faking --
Faking in the 20th century --
The art and craft of faking : copying, embellishing and transforming / edited by Paul Craddock --
The scientific detection of fakes and forgeries / edited by Paul Craddock and Sheridan Bowman --
The limits of expertise.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker.
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Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day.

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