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Why Preserve the Past ? Pt.6: working at the British Museum

(Audio recording)

Language: English

Part 6: Harold Plenderleith, former director of the international Centre for the study of the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), recounts some of his experiences during forty years'work as a museum scientist.

This programme is part of Why Preserve the Past, a series based on recordings made at a seminar organized by UNESCO and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington in 1985 (consult it here)

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Place/region: United Kingdom
Type: Radio programme
Production and personalities:
Participant: Harold Plenderleith
Publisher: UNESCO Radio
Coproducer/sponsor: Smithsonian Institution
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Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: 1985-04-01-001443-CD0001.06.AIF
Studio TV ref.: RAD/B22326
Rights holder: UNESCO