University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Leslie Guy

Moving the Museum’s Ethnographic Collections

A Conservation Approach

By: Leslie Guy

Beginning in January 2002 the Museum will be relocating almost 100,000 ethnographic artifacts from Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Oceania into the Mainwaring Wing, a new 35,000 square foot storage and research facility. There is tremendous variety in the objects contained within these collections, from minuscule Inuit fishing equipment, fragile Japanese war prints, and delicate […]