Old Poisons, New Problems

Old Poisons, New Problems

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Old Poisons, New Problems is a practical guide to identifying, testing for, and dealing with contaminated cultural materials archived in museum collections. Special features include worksheets for performing basic tests, charts of scientific and historical information on known pesticides, data resources, and illustrations. This book will be useful to the museum community and tribal groups involved with the management and/or repatriation of these collections.MERCURY. Mercury, in the form of mercuric chloride, also known as corrosive sublimate, was used in collections from ... The literature confirms this problem, and it seems likely that objects treated many decades ago may have lost much of theanbsp;...

Title:Old Poisons, New Problems
Author:Nancy Odegaard, Alyce Sadongei
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2005-01-01


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