Should you polish your grandmother's silver? Where is the best place to store the family Bible? What should you do about the worn area in Aunt Alice's sampler? Originally published in 2000, Winterthur's team of outstanding conservators provides answers to these questions and tips on how best to care for a wide range of objects, making this a must-have for serious collectors and anyone interested in better caring for family heirlooms. Helpful extras include lists of institutions with analytical facilities.
• "This book is a must have for anyone interested in preserving their treasures for future generations." Jerry Podany, Head of Antiquities Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum