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Book Review: Sharing Conservation Decisions: Current Issues and Future Strategies

Book Cover "Sharing Conservation Decisions: Current Issues and Future Strategies" (image courtesy of  ICCROM)

Review by Graham Voce

Sharing Conservation Decisions: Current Issues and Future Strategies
Edited by Alison Heritage & Jennifer Copithorne
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), Via di San Michele 13, 00153 Rome, Italy, 2018
Free download / e-book: https://www.iccrom.org/news/sharing-conservation-decisions-current-issue...
276 pages
ISBN 978-92-9077-271-2

Book Review: Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects Methods, Products, Applications and Perspectives

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Review by Rosa Lowinger

Coping with Biological Growth on Stone Heritage Objects Methods, Products, Applications and Perspectives
By Daniela Pinna
Apple Academic Press, 2017
Hardback $169.95 / e-Book $152.96
360 pages / 34 black and white and 20 color illustrations
ISBN: 978-1-771885-32-4

Book review: William Berwick: paper conservation in the United States and Western Europe, 1800-1935. Reviewed by Karl Buchberg

The first sentence of Christine A. Smith’s Introduction clearly states the overall goal of this volume: “This book interweaves two related histories: the professional biography of William Berwick (1848-1920), who was the preeminent manuscript restorer in the United States during the late nineteenth and earth twentieth centuries, and an exploration of the world of paper conservation in the U.S. and Western Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.” The author, who received an A.B. from Vassar College and then an M.S.

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