Conservation Mounting For Prints & Drawings

SKU: TBK007031


A manual based on current practice at the British Museum. This pioneering treatise and handsomely illustrated book on mounting prints and drawings, anchored on a century and a half of practice, covers the materials, working procedures, tools and equipment for safely mounting prints and drawings for display and storage. Stamping methods, cataloguing and studio organisation are also covered. This book, which will appeal to conservators, collection managers, curators and collectors, contains a wealth of historical information that will not be found elsewhere, and will itself become a book of historical importance. Part 1: Theoretical background Outline history of the presentation of prints and drawings at the British Museum Part 2: Mounting instructions Part 3: Stamping instructions Part 4: Mounting studio Hardcover, 185 Pages