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The Power of Touch : Handling Objects in Museum and Heritage Context

By: Pye, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s): Pye, Elizabeth.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.University College London Institute of Archaeology Publications: Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016Description: 1 online resource (234 p.).ISBN: 9781315417431.Subject(s): Antiquities--Collection and preservation--Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Power of Touch : Handling Objects in Museum and Heritage ContextDDC classification: 363.6/9 LOC classification: CC175.P694 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction: The Power of Touch -- Part 1 Science of Touch -- 1 Weighing up the Value of Touch -- 2 Making Sense of Touch: A Multisensory Approach to the Perception of Objects -- Part 2 History of Touch -- 3 Archaeology of Touch: Babylonian Magic and Healing -- 4 For Your Eyes Only? The Magic Touch of Relics -- 5 Don't Touch! Hands Off! Art, Blindness, and the Conservation of Expertise -- Part 3 Professional Touch
6 Exploring the Role of Touch in Connoisseurship and the Identification of Objects -- 7 Understanding Objects: The Role of Touch in Conservation -- Part 4 Touch and Memory -- 8 The Elderly as 'Curators' in North London -- 9 Easing the Transition: Using Museum Objects with Elderly People -- Part 5 Touch and Discovery -- 10 The Touch Experience in Museums in the UK and Japan -- 11 Touching Art, Touching You: BlindArt, Sense, and Sensuality -- 12 Learning through Touch -- 13 To Play or Not To Play: Making a Collection of Musical Instruments Accessible
14 Collaborative Touch: Working with a Community Artist to Restore a Kwakwaka'wakw Mask -- Part 6 Virtual Touch -- 15 Touching Ghosts: Haptic Technologies in Museums -- 16 Exploring Virtual Touch in the Creative Arts and Conservation -- Index -- About the Contributors
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction: The Power of Touch -- Part 1 Science of Touch -- 1 Weighing up the Value of Touch -- 2 Making Sense of Touch: A Multisensory Approach to the Perception of Objects -- Part 2 History of Touch -- 3 Archaeology of Touch: Babylonian Magic and Healing -- 4 For Your Eyes Only? The Magic Touch of Relics -- 5 Don't Touch! Hands Off! Art, Blindness, and the Conservation of Expertise -- Part 3 Professional Touch

6 Exploring the Role of Touch in Connoisseurship and the Identification of Objects -- 7 Understanding Objects: The Role of Touch in Conservation -- Part 4 Touch and Memory -- 8 The Elderly as 'Curators' in North London -- 9 Easing the Transition: Using Museum Objects with Elderly People -- Part 5 Touch and Discovery -- 10 The Touch Experience in Museums in the UK and Japan -- 11 Touching Art, Touching You: BlindArt, Sense, and Sensuality -- 12 Learning through Touch -- 13 To Play or Not To Play: Making a Collection of Musical Instruments Accessible

14 Collaborative Touch: Working with a Community Artist to Restore a Kwakwaka'wakw Mask -- Part 6 Virtual Touch -- 15 Touching Ghosts: Haptic Technologies in Museums -- 16 Exploring Virtual Touch in the Creative Arts and Conservation -- Index -- About the Contributors

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