The restorer: key player in preventive conservation
In this article the author presents and clarifies the concepts of preservation, preventive conservation, curative conservation and restoration. She then sets out her personal view as a practitioner of conservation/restoration about the scope for and value of integrating restorers into preventive conservation projects in French museums. Eleonore Kissel is a conservator-restorer of graphic documents and a consultant in preventive conservation. She holds a Master’s degree in the sciences and techniques of conserving and restoring cultural property and a Higher Specialized Studies Diploma (DESS) in preventive conservation from the University of Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is a specialist in preventive conservation work which she carries out mostly in archives and museums in France and Canada.
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Document Type: Original Article
Affiliations: Specialist in preventive conservation work
Publication date: 1999-01-01