JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 1, Article 3 (pp. 21 to 38)
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JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 1, Article 3 (pp. 21 to 38)

THE CONSERVATION OF AMERICAN WAR MEMORIALS MADE OF ZINC

CAROL A. GRISSOM, & RONALD S. HARVEY



ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The authors wish to acknowledge the generosity of the following colleagues for their contributions to this article and conversations about the topic. These include Harriet F. Beaubien, Adrienne and Joseph Bresnan, Joseph W. Fiske III, Vanessa Hohev, Douglas Kwart, Andrew Lins, Dennis Montagna, Susan Olsen, Tom Podnar, Dick Polich, Tracy Power, Robert Spring, Nicholas Veloz, and, most of all, Robert Mark.



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SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Pliacre

Philadelphia Resins 130 Commerce Dr. Montgomeryville, Pa. 18936


AUTHOR INFORMATION

CAROL A. GRISSOM received a B.A. in art history from Wellesley College and an M.A. in art conservation from Oberlin College. She has been interested in zinc statues since examining the disassembled Fourth Ohio Infantry Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park in 1979. Since 1984 she has worked as senior objects conservator at the Conservation Analytical Laboratory, now the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education. Address: Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education, MRC 534, 4210 Silver Hill Rd., Suitland, Md. 20746

RONALD S. HARVEY received a B.A. in art at Monmouth University and an M.A. in fine arts (sculpture) at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, followed by a formal apprenticeship in conservation at the Milwaukee Public Museum. After working as a conservator at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Milwaukee Public Museum, he opened his own practice in 1990. Address: Tuckerbrook Conservation, 2498 Belfast Rd., Lincolnville, Maine 04849


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