What is it about?

We test statistical methods for assessing heterogeneous collections of historic houses, when you have more than five hundred objects and the complete inventory is too time consuming.

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Why is it important?

This a new method to show you how to create a representitive sample of the collections oh historic houses. This was one of the aims of the European Protocol in Preventive Conservation (EPICO) research programme: the project has been awarded with the European Heritage Award Europa Nostra, winning also the Grand Prix at the 2018 European Heritage Awards in Berlin: http://www.europeanheritageawards.eu/winners/epico-european-protocol-preventive-conservation-coordinated-versailles/


The aim was to support the new EPICO assessment method for historic houses with a statistical system that helps us to save time while using a scientific approach

Danilo Forleo
Musée national des châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon

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This page is a summary of: Condition Assessment of Historic House Collections: Testing Different Statistical Methods at the Château de Versailles, Studies in Conservation, August 2018, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/00393630.2018.1504519.
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