THE DE-ELECTRIFICATION AND RE-ELECTRIFICATION OF HISTORIC LIGHTING FIXTURES AT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM
BEVERLY N. PERKINS
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Agate Lacquer Co. 11-13 43d Rd. Long Island City, N.Y. 11101Heat-shrink tubing, EP 301
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PACE, Inc. 9893 Brewers Court Laurel, Md. 29723Paraloid B-72
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BEVERLY N. PERKINS holds an M.A., certificate of advanced study (C.A.S.) in conservation from Buffalo State College and an M.A. in art history from the University of Chicago. She is a fellow and former board member of AIC and Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC). She is currently at the Balboa Art Conservation Center as the National Endowment for the Humanities–funded regional field service officer for the Western Region. Address: 37224 Huckaby Lane, Murrieta, Calif. 92562