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The National Trust manual of housekeeping : the care of collections in historic houses open to the public.

Author: National Trust (Great Britain)
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Trust (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0750655291 9780750655293
OCLC Number: 62329065
Description: x, 941 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sarah Staniforth --
The historic house context : the National Trust experience / Christopher Rowell --
History of housekeeping / Madelaine Abey-Koch --
Conservation : principles, practice, and ethics / Sarah Staniforth --
Agents of deterioration / Sarah Staniforth --
Physical agents of deterioration / Helen Lloyd and Katy Lithgow --
Chemical agents of deterioration / Sarah Staniforth, Sophie Julien, and Linda Bullock --
Biological agents of deterioration / Robert Child --
Light as an agent of deterioration / Linda Bullock --
Relative humidity as an agent of deterioration / Sarah Staniforth --
Planning and managing housekeeping / Helen Lloyd and Katy Lithgow --
Housekeeping tasks / Helen Lloyd and Katy Lithgow --
Stonework / Trevor Proudfoot --
Mosaics and decorative tiles / John Stewart, Sandra Davison, and Trevor Proudfoot --
Plasterwork / Trevor Proudfoot --
Painted interiors: wall paintings painted decoration / Katy Lithgow and Christine Sitwell --
Wallpaper / Mark Sandiford and Phillippa Mapes --
Woodwork / Jeremy Capadose --
Floors / Helen Lloyd --
Floor coverings / Helen Lloyd --
Window glass / Alfred Fisher and Helen Lloyd --
Metalwork / Rupert Harris --
Decorative light fittings / Helen Lloyd and Martin Mortimer --
Stone, plaster, and terracotta / Trevor Proudfoot and Sandra Davison --
Ceramics / Helen Lloyd and Christine Daintith --
Glass / Sandra Davison and Patricia Jackson --
Metals / Rupert Harris --
Arms and armour / Rupert Harris --
Clocks and watches / Jonathan Betts --
Scientific instruments / Nigel Seeley --
Musical instruments --
Furniture / Jeremy Capadose --
Gilded and painted wood / Jeremy Capadose and Victoria Marsland --
Lacquer and japanning / Christopher Calnan and Christine Sitwell --
Leather / Christopher Calnan --
Textiles / Caroline Rendell --
Tapestries, carpets, and rugs / Ksynia Marko --
Linens and whitework / Marilyn Dunn-Sixt --
Costume and accessories / Althea Mackenzie and Ann French --
Paper / Andrew Bush and Graeme Storey --
Glazed framework paper and other materials / Andrew Bush and Graeme Story --
Books / Caroline Bendix and Nicolas Pickwood --
Photographs / Anita Bools --
Paintings / Sarah Staniforth --
Portrait miniatures / Alan Derbyshire --
Polychrome sculpture / Christine Sitwell, Katy Lithgow, and Trevor Proudfoot --
Natural history collections / Simon Moore --
World culture collections / Sherry Doyal, Christine Murray, and Linda Shelley --
Archaeological collections / Dean Sully --
Plastics / Nigel Seeley and Vincent Daniels --
Collections outdoors / Helen Lloyd --
Outdoor metals / Rupert Harris --
Outdoor wood / Katy Lithgow --
Vehicles / Frances Jackson and Christopher Nicholson --
Keeping records / Caroline Rendell --
Health and safety / Mark Daniels --
Historic house technology / Tim Martin and Nigel Seeley --
Opening historic houses / Helen Lloyd --
Staffing historic houses / Helen Lloyd --
Storage / Katy Lithgow --
Building work : planning and protection / Katy Lithgow --
Events : planning and protection / Catherine MacCarthy ... [et al.] --
Display cases and exhibitions / Linda Bullock and Fiona Macalister --
Interpreting conservation / Nicky Ingram --
Living in historic houses / Mary Greenacre and Julie Vint --
Transporting objects / Margaret Reid and Sarah Hickey --
Commissioning conservation work / Nigel Seeley.
Other Titles: Manual of housekeeping

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