Preventative Conservation Concepts

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Course Title

Preventative Conservation Concepts

Institution Where Taught

The George Washington University

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ANTH 6203

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Course Description

Historical development of preventive conservation in museums, conservation ethics, team approaches to conservation, interactions of various materials with agents of deterioration. Basics of materials testing, preparation of condition reports, choosing museum storage and exhibition materials, and risk assessment.

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