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Care of Prints and Drawings, The
American Association for State and Local History
Written by a leading conservation instructor, The Care of Prints and Drawings is a straightforward guide to many issues facing works of art on paper. The chapters review parchment, and paper care; various media used in prints and drawings; matting, hinging, and framing; storage and environment; and basic conservation procedures. Each chapter contains suggestions for further reading. The book is written in clear prose and includes step-by-step instructions, photographs, diagrams, and appendices with additional practical tips.
Black and white photographs, figures, tables; index; annotated bibliographies; suggested readings; supply source list.
Use this resource to learn about the conservation challenges inherent in works of art on paper, find instructions on how to properly mat, hinge, frame, and store parchment and paper artifacts and create a list of supplies for basic care of prints and draw
Record added: June 26, 2011
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