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Author Craddock, P. T. (Paul T.)

Title Scientific Investigation of Copies, Fakes and Forgeries
Published Burlington : Elsevier, 2009


Description 1 online resource (641 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Scientific Investigation of Copies, Fakes and Forgeries; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Key to acronyms; Chapter 1. Introduction: Sources, motives, approaches and disclosures; Chapter 2. Physical examination I: Observation; Chapter 3. Physical examination II: Determining composition; Chapter 4. Making a three-dimensional copy; Chapter 5. Physical dating techniques I: Radiocarbon dating; Chapter 6. Physical dating techniques II: Thermoluminescence and dendrochronology; Chapter 7. Metals I: Composition; Chapter 8. Metals II: Metalwork and coins
Chapter 9. CeramicsChapter 10. Glass and enamels; Chapter 11. Stone and sculpture; Chapter 12. Painting; Chapter 13. Paper, prints and documents; Chapter 14. The patination of copper and its alloys; Chapter 15. Gold and silver; Chapter 16. Gemstones and jade; Chapter 17. Organic materials: Mainly natural; Chapter 18. Organic materials: Mainly synthetic and cloth; Chapter 19. Scientific fraud and Charles Dawson; Chapter 20. Conservati
Summary The new reference on the scientific detection of fakes and forgeries
Notes Print version record
Subject Art -- Forgeries -- Investigation
Forgery of antiquities -- Investigation
Forensic sciences.
forensic science.
Forensic sciences
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780080939001