Plastics: Collecting and Conserving

Anita Quye, Colin Williamson (eds)

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ISBN: 1901663124
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 230 x 172 mm
Pages: 160
Illustrations: 51 colour, 9 halftone

The authoritative guide to the identification and care of plastics, including classic collectables from Bakelite radios to Barbie dolls.

-History of plastics
-Plastic collectables
-Identification of plastics
-Caring for plastics
-Latest research into degradation and conservation

Intended as a guide for collectors and conservators, this book considers specific problems of storing, displaying, cleaning and conserving 'plastic' objects.

This title is published by the National Museums of Scotland and is now available from Archetype Publictaions.