Examining tables in use at the Freer Gallery of Art

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Journal Article


Gettens, Rutherford J.;


Studies in conservation, Volume 4, Number 1, p.23-27 (1959)


DC), equipment, examination tables, laboratories, museums, USA (Washington


A table specially made for the examination of bronzes, ceramics, and other objects is described. The table surface measures 153 × 91 cm., height 102 cm. The table carries a binocular microscope on a long adjustable arm, and electric power outlets. Spot illumination and ultraviolet light are available from a service rack suspended overhead. (G.T.)