Theses (Historic Preservation)

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Thesis or dissertation

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A thesis in Historic Preservation Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of Master of Science in Historic Preservation 2008.
Advisor: Melissa S. Meighan


The stimulus for this investigation into architectural metalwork designed and produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios was the current project involving the conservation of the exterior envelope of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (hereafter referred to as the PMA). The scope of this project is quite large, involving work on different materials and assemblies, including several of the building's exterior metal components.



Date Posted: 14 July 2008