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"The Objective of the Conservator is not to change, alter or attempt to improve the original

qualities of the object, but to preserve its integrity for future generations study and


This page has several slideshows. There is

Conservation Terminology, Furniture Styles,

The Environment, Handling Objects,

& a Selection of Wood Types

Click on the first slide (top left) to start the slideshow and see them in detail...........

This set of slides explain how the

environment plays

a role in furniture and object preventative care.

This next slideshow looks at some of the

different furniture styles from the 17thC to

the 20thC.

Rules for Handling Objects

A Few Selected Photos of Different Woods

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