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Paine, Shelley Reisman

Basic deterioration and preventive measures for museum collectons / Shelley Reisman Paine ; produced by The American Association for State and Local History.

Physical Description:
1 videodisc (ca. 38 min.) : sound, color with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Reference Library
DVD 283
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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An illustrated lecture.
Use copy of media materials now unusable in original format. Media conversion undertaken based on Fair Use analysis. Copy created 2013.
Executive producer, James B. Gardner ; production and postproduction by Scene Three, Nashville, Tenn.
VHS format.
Originally issued as videocassette in 1985.
Disc characteristics: DVD-R
With regard to museum collections prevention is the most important aspect of preservation. The goal of curators and conservators should be planning against and slowing down the deterioration of objects in their keeping. With this in mind Shelley Reisman Paine, a conservator at the Tennessee State Museum, delivers a detailed illustrated lecture from the point of view of the component molecules of art objects and the chemical and physical systems which produce the stresses that affect them. Ms. Paine focuses on environmental factors that can be controlled, such as light, moisture, dust, temperature and relative humidity. She also discusses problems of storage and display materials and the importance of controlling pests and insects.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Conservation and restoration.
Art objects -- Conservation and restoration.
Gardner, James B., 1950- producer.
American Association for State and Local History.
Scene Three (Firm)