Conservation and restoration

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Some words about the art of holding on to the past for the sake of the future. Conservation of historic objects has become increasingly professional during the twentieth century. Decay is now studied scientifically.
Too late for many of the most fragile and precious objects, but there is still much which can be done to slow the destruction of our material history. Future generations may have a digital heritage to worry about, for now objects are our only link to our ancestors, our roots. At this time, most articles are in Dutch...

De oude schoolkrant van het Hout- en Meubileringscollege Amsterdam, Spaanders, bevat artikelen over houtbewerken, botenbouw en restauratie.