Monday, June 8, 2009

The Impact of Personal Tastes on Collecting and Deaccessioning

From The Attic, self-described as the virtual home of the Department of Museum Studies' research students, University of Leicester, UK.

Normally the task of museum is to collect, research, educate and preserve objects of the past. But due to storage space, changing preferences of curators or the condition of a object sometimes museums will find itself in a position where deaccessioning is necessary.

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