Pocket salvage guide

A concise and helpful guide in case of collections emergencies. It looks at:

  • Controlling the situation
  • Health and safety
  • Water damage
  • Fire damage
  • Stabilisation by freezing
  • Air drying

Collection types covered:

  • Photographic
  • Natural history
  • Metal
  • Sculpture and plasterwork
  • Textiles
  • Wood
  • Mixed media
  • Loose papers
  • Paintings
  • Ceramic and glass
  • Bound materials

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Date created: 2018

Author: Museum of London

Publisher: Museum of London