Skip to main content

Who cares? Conservation in a contemporary context

Buy Article:

The full text article is temporarily unavailable.

We apologise for the inconvenience. Please try again later.

Conservation ‘is not an end in itself but a means to an end’, emphasizes Carole Milner. Properly understood, this means that care of collections and access to them cannot be seen as separate and competing objectives but must be viewed as the twin pillars that underpin all museum functions. The author has been Head of Conservation and Collection Care at the Museums & Galleries Commission, London, since 1994. In her present role she deals largely with issues of conservation policy, advocacy and management for the United Kingdom’s 2,500 museums. Previous to this she worked extensively abroad as a conservator and as a teacher and trainer of adults. She has been United Kingdom delegate to ICCROM since 1995.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Head of Conservation and Collection Care, Museums & Galleries Commission, London

Publication date: 1999-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more