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Winterthur conservators and scientists have pioneered research into the preservation and technical analysis of art and artifacts from the museum’s collections and beyond. Their published work has directly influenced the fields of art conservation, the history of art, the history of technology, anthropology, and archaeology.

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Bright Red or Scarlet?
Mark Catesby’s The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands:…

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Caring for the Collections at Winterthur – Paintings Conservation
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Caring for the Collections at Winterthur – A Paugussett Basket
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Care in Handling: Tall Case Clocks
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Care in Handling, Chapter 6, Furniture and Wooden Objects
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Care in Handling, Chapter 5, Paintings
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Care in Handling, Chapter 4, Books
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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Care in Handling, Chapter 3, Paper
Introduction: Care and precautions to take when working with museum artifacts

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