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Oxygen-free museum cases

Author: Shin Maekawa
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Getty Conservation Institute, 1998.
Series: Research in conservation (Unnumbered)
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This volume describes the design and construction of an oxygen-free, hermetically sealed, display and storage case developed by the Getty Conservation Institute for the long-term protection of sensitive objects. Seven chapters cover the protection of cultural objects from environmental deterioration by reducing exposure to oxygen and by using inert gases for biodeterioration control. Also included are details on how  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxygen-free museum cases.
Los Angeles, CA : Getty Conservation Institute, 1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shin Maekawa
ISBN: 0892365293 9780892365296
OCLC Number: 38732242
Description: xxi, 71 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Conservation of the royal mummy collection at the Egyptian museum / Shin Maekawa --
Protection of objects from environmental deterioration by reducing their exposure to oxygen / Eric F. Hansen --
Preservation of historic materials by using inert gases for biodeteriotation control / Nieves Valentin --
Design and construction of the GCI's hermetically sealed display and storage case / Shin Maekawa --
Controlled-environment cases for the royal mummy collection / Nasry Yousef Iskander --
Preservation of the original documents of the constitution of India / Hari Kishan and Shin Maekawa --
Preservation of the mummy of an Egyptian child in a hermetically sealed museum case in Spain / Shin Maekawa.
Series Title: Research in conservation (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Shin Maekawa.
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Museum exhibits, particularly manuscripts, books and paintings, can suffer damage from exposure to the air. This text offers guidance to museum curators and specialists on the design and construction  Read more...


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