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By John E. Simmons

Fluid upkeep refers to specimens and gadgets which are preserved in fluids, most ordinarily alcohol and formaldehyde, but in addition glycerin, mineral oil, acids, glycols, and a number of different chemical compounds that defend the specimen from deterioration. a number of the oldest usual heritage specimens on this planet are preserved in fluid.

Despite the truth that fluid protection has been practiced for greater than 350 years, this can be the one instruction manual that summarize all that's identified approximately this complicated and sometimes complicated subject. Fluid maintenance: A accomplished Reference covers the heritage and methods of fluid maintenance and the way to take care of fluid preserved specimens in collections.

  • More than 900 references on fluid upkeep have been reviewed for this project.
  • An old survey of preservative recipes presents for assistance for museums with older collections (many fluid preservatives include dangerous chemicals).
  • Current criteria and top practices for assortment care and administration are presented.
  • Current and debatable themes (e.g., the renovation of DNA, possible choices to alcohol and formaldehyde) are mentioned and entirely referenced.
  • Health and issues of safety concerned with taking good care of fluid preserved collections are discussed.
  • The ultimate bankruptcy addresses fluid preserved specimens as cultural items and their use in paintings, literature, movie, and song.

Although such a lot fluid-preserved specimens are present in traditional background and scientific museums, it isn't in any respect unusual to discover them in paintings museums, historical past museums, and technology facilities. as well as animals, vegetation, and anatomical specimens, fluid preserved collections contain a few minerals and fossils and lots of different items.

Fluid upkeep is a vital reference for:

  • Natural historical past curators
  • Natural heritage collections managers
  • Conservators
  • Medical and anatomical museum collections managers and curators
  • Art and background museum employees who've fluid preserved specimens and gadgets of their care (e.g., works by way of Damien Hirst)
  • Private collectors
  • Researchers utilizing museum collections as resources of DNA, isotopes, etc.
  • Health and security professionals
  • Exhibit planners and designers
  • Museum amenities planners and managers
  • People attracted to the heritage of science
  • People attracted to the background of ordinary heritage museums
  • Museum experiences students

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