Conservation of Library and Archive Materials and the Graphic Arts is the proceeding of the Cambridge 1980 International Conference on the Conservation of Library and Archive Materials and the Graphic Arts. This symposium explores the advancements in the field of conservation of historic and artistic works.
The book covers related topics such as the employment of different methods for the preservation of paper such as bleaching and alkaline buffering; the repair, relaxation, binding, handling, and display of articles made of vellum and parchment; and the conservation of books and binders.
The text is recommended for archivists, librarians, and museum curators who are interested in the scientific advances in the field of conservation and how it can help them in their profession.
Contents Part I Introduction Part II Paper 2.1 Scientific Developments 2.1.1 The Characterization of Enzymes For Use in Paper Conservation 2.1.2 The Use of Enzymes in Partially Non-Aqueous Media 2.1.3 Increase of Paper Permanence by Treatment with Liquid Ammonia Solutions: Part 1, Fundamental Basis and Influence on Fiber and Paper Structure and Properties 2.1.4 Increase of Paper Permanence by Treatment with Liquid Ammonia Or Ammonia Solutions: Part 2, The Influence of Treatment with Liquid Ammonia Or Ammonia Solutions on The Permanence of Inks 2.1.5 Increase of Paper Permanence by Treatment with Liquid Ammonia Or Ammonia Solutions: Part 3, Testing of the Usability of Papers 2.2 Conservation Treatments 2.2.1 Alternatives to Conventional Methods of Reducing Discoloration in Works of Art on Paper 2.2.2 The Color Reversion of Paper After Bleaching 2.2.3 The Restoration, Conservation and Examination of the Sixteenth-Century Prints Found on Nova Zembla 2.2.4 The Conservation Treatment of A Collage: Man with A Hat, by Pablo Picasso 2.2.5 The Conservation of Indian and Moghul Miniatures 2.2.6 A Conservation Method For Islamic Illuminated Manuscript Leaves 2.3 Alkaline Buffering 2.3.1 Aqueous Deacidification of Paper 2.3.2 Non-Aqueous Deacidification of Books and Papers 2.3.3 Mass Deacidification at the Public Archives of Canada 2.4 Mounting and Storage of Art on Paper 2.4.1 The Mounting and Storage of Prints, Drawings and Watercolors at the British Museum 2.4.2 The Mounting and Storage of the Graphic Arts Collection at the National Gallery of Canada 2.5 Leaf Casting 2.5.1 Notes on the Early Development of Leaf-Casting Part III Vellum and Parchment 3.1 Repair and Relaxation 3.1.1 Repair Treatments For Vellum Manuscripts
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- 28th January 1987
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