JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 95 to 107)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 95 to 107)

AN ECONOMICAL DESIGN FOR A MICROCLIMATE VITRINE FOR PAINTINGS USING THE PICTURE FRAME AS THE PRIMARY HOUSING

LAURENT S. G. SOZZANI



4 THE BASIC DESIGN

Figure 1 illustrates the overall simplicity of the design. Numerous options for sealing the glass and backplate can be explored and may depend on the availability of particular materials from local suppliers. Details of the design and materials are discussed in section 7.

Fig. 1. Schematic of cross section of microclimate frame vitrine


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