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EwaGlos European Illustrated Glossary Of Conservation Terms For Wall Paintings And Architectural Surfaces

$69.50
Author: Angela Weyer 
Hardcover
448 Pages, 8.25 x 11.75
Published: October 2016

ISBN 9783731902607

English Definitions with Translations into Bulgarian, Croatian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish

Overview

EwaGlos, which has been developed in eleven languages, highlights the crucial role that professionally developed multilingual vocabularies play in international preservation campaigns. The illustrated glossary stresses the importance of a common language in the conservation field, and the role that international cooperation plays in creating this common terminology. The core of the glossary comprises approximately 200 def­initions of terms frequently used in specifications in the field of conservation-restoration of wall paintings and architectural surfaces. The book concludes with an extensive bibliography in this specialized field.

About the Author

Dr. Angela Weyer, art historian and monument preservation specialist, is Director of the Hornemann Institut/HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen.

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