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The Resource Fake? : the art of deception, edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker

Fake? : the art of deception, edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker

Label
Fake? : the art of deception
Title
Fake?
Title remainder
the art of deception
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
707/.4/42142
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8790
LC item number
.F3 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Fake? : the art of deception, edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First U.S. edition"--T.p. verso
  • Catalog of an exhibition at the British Museum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-309) and index
Contents
What is a fake? -- Rewriting history -- The limits of belief : religion, magic, myth and science -- Faking in the East -- Faking in Europe in from the Renaissance to the 18th century -- The 19th century : the great age of faking -- Faking in the 20th century -- The art and craft of faking : copying, embellishing and transforming / edited by Paul Craddock -- The scientific detection of fakes and forgeries / edited by Paul Craddock and Sheridan Bowman -- The limits of expertise
Control code
262974
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780520070868
Lccn
89052107
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22279285
  • (OCoLC)22279285
Label
Fake? : the art of deception, edited by Mark Jones with Paul Craddock and Nicolas Barker
Link
Publication
Note
  • "First U.S. edition"--T.p. verso
  • Catalog of an exhibition at the British Museum
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-309) and index
Contents
What is a fake? -- Rewriting history -- The limits of belief : religion, magic, myth and science -- Faking in the East -- Faking in Europe in from the Renaissance to the 18th century -- The 19th century : the great age of faking -- Faking in the 20th century -- The art and craft of faking : copying, embellishing and transforming / edited by Paul Craddock -- The scientific detection of fakes and forgeries / edited by Paul Craddock and Sheridan Bowman -- The limits of expertise
Control code
262974
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780520070868
Lccn
89052107
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22279285
  • (OCoLC)22279285

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