“The volume is remarkable for its clarity of presentation. . . . Information is detailed and comprehensive yet straightforward, practical, and useful. . . . Curators, collections managers, and directors will find this an invaluable resource for assessing, monitoring, and upgrading existing problems and conditions, and for planning and prioritizing their long-range storage needs.”—Curator
“A good starting point for the proper care and preservation of valuable antiques and artifacts.”—The Antiquer's Guide
“This concise book can be recommended as a useful guide for storage planning and as a general introduction to conservation options for curators of fine arts and decorative arts collections.”—Studies in Conservation
About the Author
is the paper conservator at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.