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Creator:
Bewer, Francesca G. (Francesca Gabrielle), 1960-
Title(s):

A laboratory for art : Harvard's Fogg Museum and the emergence of conservation in America, 1900-1950 / Francesca G. Bewer.

Published/Created:
Harvard's Fogg Museum and the emergence of conservation in America, 1900-1950.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museum ; c2010.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.
Physical Description:
365 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N8560.5 B49 2010 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Conservation and restoration.
Art restorers -- Training of -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Fogg Art Museum -- History.
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  • The museum as laboratory (1910s)
  • Good chemistry : attracting like minds (1920s)
  • A department for conservation and technical research (1930s)
  • War as a catalyst for conservation (1940s).