The restorer: key player in preventive conservation
Abstract: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.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Specialist in preventive conservation work
Publication date: January 1, 1999