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Useful websites and books

If you are interested in conservation you might find the following websites| and books| useful.


Conservation in museums and galleries

Conservation advice and information

Local interest


  • Gilded wood, Conservation and History, D Bigelow, Sound View Press
  • National Trust Manual of Housekeeping - practical advice for caring for objects, though in a country house context. The National Trust
  • The Art of the Picture Frame, Jacob Simon, National Portrait Gallery
  • The Book of Picture Frames, Claus Grimm, Abaris
  • Framing in the Golden Age - Picture and Frame in 17th Century Holland, Pieter JJ van Thiel and CJ de Bruyn Kops, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (English edition publication by John Davies Framing Ltd)