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Art Conservation

“Our heritage is all that we know of ourselves; what we preserve of it, our only record. That record is our beacon in the darkness of time; the light that guides our steps. Conservation is the means by which we preserve it. Like the museum itself, it is a commitment not to the past, but to the future.”

—Philip Ward, The Nature of Conservation – A Race Against Time (1959).

48 Pieces: Conservation of the Greek Lion
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