RESTORING THE GLEN ECHO PARK CAROUSEL.

RestoringGlenEchoParkCarousel[Book: Deborah Lange – 2004 – 22x29cm – 142 Pages – Full colour]. This book tells the story of the restoration of the 1921 Dentzel menagerie carousel at Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo, Maryland). Between 1983 and 2003 the carousel was restored to the appearance it had when it was first delivered to the park in 1921. Chapter Points: The History of the Carousel; The Evolution of Restoration Techniques; Deciding to Restore the Carousel; The Parts of the Carousel; Preparing for Restoration; Restoring the: Indian Horse – Other Animals and Chariots – The Band Organ Facade – The Drum Panels and Pilasters – The Ceiling Panels – The Shell Sections – The Rounding Boards; Repair Techniques; Care and Maintenance; Catalogue of Animals and Chariots; Materials List; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.