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How to identify a forgery : A Guide to Spotting Fake Art, Counterfeit Currencies, and More. / Suzanne Bell.

Bell, Suzanne. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781626364776 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.

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Fakes and counterfeits have existed since ancient times; and while the methods of forgery have surely advanced, so has the science necessary to identify them. Currency, art, and historical artifacts are only a few of the objects commonly forged; and scientists in forensic laboratories throughout the world work alongside artists, museums, linguists, and historians to authenticate these items. How to Identify a Forgery investigates how modern computers, printers, and scanners have presented new challenges for scientists and how objects suspected of being faked, forged, or fraudulent are examined forensically.How to Identify a Forgery contains information on: Counterfeiting currency Electronic and digital signatures Dating ink Dyes and pigments Forging art Handwriting analysis Scientific methodology Visual examination and microscopyHow to Identify a Forgery contains illustrations, a...
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3515 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
True Crime.
Genre: Electronic books.

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