Item Number: 101595
Title: Conservation Legacies of the Florence Flood of 1966 : Proceedings of the Symposium Commemorating the 40th Anniversary
Author: Spande, Helen (ed)
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Description: London: Archetype Publications, 2009. 28cm., hardcover, 197pp., 22 color, 76 b&w illus. Texts by Erling Skaug, Marco Grassi, Fred Licht, Cristina Acidini, including: An account of the flood and the days that followed ; The development of mass treatments: an overview of the experience of book and paper conservators ; The work of the restoration centre in the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze 1967–1971 ; Training in book conservation after the flood ; Where is the progress? ; Improvements in the treatment of individual books as a result of the flood: a personal review ; The Florence flood in the popular imagination ; The Florence flood: some personal recollections ; Restoration in Florence following the flood ; The rescue of statues and sculptures in Florence ; New methods of paintings conservation developed in response to the flood ; Transfer of panel paintings after the flood ; The Italian Art and Archives Rescue Fund ; Building a network of support for conservation: the Committee to Rescue Italian Art ; Experiences from a selection of disasters from 1966 to 2003 ; The United States Heritage Emergency National Task Force: disaster recovery now and in the future ; Recovery of the panel paintings of Florence.
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