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Author Burnham, Bonnie.

Title Art theft : its scope, its impact, and its control / by Bonnie Burnham ; museum survey by Ann-Marie Cunningham ; art dealer survey by Beth Herz
Published New York, N.Y. : Publishing Center for Cultural Resources, 1978


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 MELB  364.162 Bur/Ati  AVAILABLE
Description 6 unnumbered pages, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents An art theft archive -- State of the problem. Statistical data ; Art theft in the United States -- The problem in terms of the law. Criminal statutes ; Civil law ; Art theft crimes and their treatment ; Moral sanctions ; Antiquities laws and export restrictions -- Art theft and the professional world. Law enforcement ; Museums ; Art Dealers ; Auction houses ; Private owners ; The insurance industry ; Government -- Conclusions. State of the problem ; Feasibility of stolen art inventory ; Indexing stolen art ; An IFAR program ; Delimitation of the index ; Diffusion of information ; Suggestions to other groups -- Footnotes -- Appendices. Art theft statistics ; List of important worldwide art thefts : 1975-1977 ; Museum survey ; Art dealer survey ; IFAR program information ; Computer cataloguing format ; Manual record format ; Guidelines for functioning of art theft archive
Notes "A study conducted under the auspices of the International Foundation for Art Research, Inc"--t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Art thefts.
Art -- Protection.
Museums -- Security measures.
Author Cunningham, Ann Marie.
Herz, Beth.
International Foundation for Art Research.
LC no. 78071095
ISBN 0890620679 (paperback)