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What is Conservation? Conservation protects a work of art. Art conservators possess extensive training in identifying causes of decay, such as changes in relative humidity, the presence of ultraviolet radiation, and the effects of handling during transport. Their aim is not to effect changes, but to stabilize and prevent further degradation.

What is Restoration? Restoration attempts to return art to its original state. Restorers are artists who must envision what the art looked like originally and recreate it. Rather than stabilize and protect, restoration makes changes, at times substantial.

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