Topics: Restoration, Art and Historic Preservation
Case studies for restoration
These case studies show that restoration is deeply rooted in culture and makes an important contribution to preserving the identity of national memory.
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Cultural heritage & cultural property
What lies behind these concepts. The term cultural property refers to something that has a special cultural value and should therefore be preserved.
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What is book restoration?
The restoration of historical books, deeds, manuscripts, maps, and archival materials.
What services are provided by restoration workshops and book restorers? What is typical damage to books?
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What is furniture restoration?
The restoration of antiques, antique and old furniture.
What services are provided by furniture workshop and furniture restorers?
What are shellac polishes and what is rabbit or bone glue?
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What is painting restoration?
The restoration of historical oil paintings. Which services are provided by painting restorers?
When should a painting be restored?
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Historic preservation - what is it?
The professional preservation of monuments serves the preservation of monuments. In order for these to remain permanently accessible to the public, it is necessary to maintain them.
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What is stone restoration?
Conservation and restoration of stone objects, stone sculpture and stone architecture.
What distinguishes a stone restorer from a stonemason or stone sculptor?
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What is mural painting?
What does the restoration of murals involve?
What is the difference between fresco and secco techniques?
The history of mural painting ...
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