Archetype Publications Limited has grown since 1987 to be one of the leading publishers in the fields of conservation of art and antiquities and technical art history. Many of our titles are conference proceedings on specific topics, published in association with UK/ International museums, galleries, universities, conservation associations etc. Others are monographs written by experts in particular fields.
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Archetype Publications also distributes selected International Institute of Conservation (IIC) titles.
International Academic Projects (our sister organisation) has offered courses on selected conservation and museum related topics since 1983. These have been held in the UK and abroad, and in 2020 IAP Virtual has launched short online seminars. Archetype has published works by several IAP tutors.
Arms and Armour
History, Conservation and Analysis
This volume brings together papers written by curators, conservators and scientists who have worked very closely with European and Oriental arms and armour from some of the world’s finest collections. The pieces, which have been examined in detail, include not only those made for royalty,...
Published Sep 2021