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Larger & Working Objects – a guide to standards in their preservation and care

A guide to museum standards in the preservation and care of larger and working objects in collections.

Contents include:
  • acquiring and building a collection
  • documentation
  • care and conservation
  • access, loans and research
  • working and moving objects
  • environmental control and pest management
  • safety and security
  • disaster planning

This resource is an updated version of the 1994 Standards in the museum care of larger and working objects  (archived resource), part of a series of ‘Standards in the Museum Care of Collections’ publications originally produced by the Museums and Galleries Commission between 1992 and 2004.

Date created: 2009

Author: Patricia Andrew, Stephen Ball, Peter Winsor

Publisher: Collections Trust