JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 101 to 108)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 101 to 108)

CAN THE COMPLEX BE MADE SIMPLE? INFORMING THE PUBLIC ABOUT CONSERVATION THROUGH MUSEUM EXHIBITS

JERRY C. PODANY, & SUSAN LANSING MAISH




SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Wentzscope (Easy View Microscope, Museum Edition)

Budd Wentz Productions, 8619 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, Calif. 94611

Panel Mount Digital Hygrometer

Edmund Scientific Company, 101 E. Gloucester Pike, Barrington, N.J. 08007–1380


AUTHOR INFORMATION

JERRY C. PODANY has been head of the Department of Antiquities Conservation at the J. Paul Getty Museum since 1986. He lectures and teaches frequently on the subject of conservation and collections care at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California, where he is an adjunct professor in the School of Fine Arts. He received a certificate in archaeological conservation (with distinction) from the University of London. He is a Professional Associate of the AIC and a Fellow of the IIC. Address: J. Paul Getty Museum, P.O. Box 2112, Santa Monica, Calif. 90406.

SUSAN LANSING MAISH graduated from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, with a bachelor of fine art in 1984. She interned at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she worked on its collection of historical silver. This led to a collaborative project on silver cleaning abrasives with Glenn Wharton of Glenn Wharton and Associates, Santa Barbara, California and William S. Ginell of the Getty Conservation Institute. She joined the staff of the Antiquities Conservation Department in 1986 and is an assistant conservator and a Professional Associate of AIC. Address: J. Paul Getty Museum, P.O. Box 2112, Santa Monica, Calif. 90406.


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