Techniques, materials and products to infill and in-paint. Use of micro-powdered cellulose in paper conservation, mould casting of textures (either acrylic or cellulose powdered based), matching colour with paper pulp, dyes and colorants, colour, light, tools, criteria, un-restoration, digital retouch, tips and tricks for retouching.
What is a facsimile and what is it used for?
Is it a forgery?
Why the graduation photographs of the first pharmacists generation was mutilated during the Spanish Civil War?
Facsimiles, also known as original copies or reproductions, are a very good solution when we want to disseminate an artefact with restricted availability due to poor condition state or unique character.
Lithographic posters with communist propaganda, dating 1959. Author: Valentin Viktorof. Lithographs with severe folds, pressure-sensitive tapes, tears, dirt, slight cockling and paper losses.
Conservation: Dry cleaninng, tape removal, wet cleaning and deacidification, consolidation (tears mending, gaps infilling, lining), flattening and inpainting.