Russian posters conservation

  • Owner: Private collection.
  • Object: Two lithographic posters with communist propaganda, dating 1959.
  • Damages: Severe folds, tape reinforcings at the back, tears, dirt, slight cockling, paper losses.
  • Conservation treatment: Dry cleaninng, tape removal, wet cleaning and deacidification, consolidation (tears mending, gaps infilling, lining), flattening and inpainting.
  • Conservators: Àlex Rocosa, Márk Somogyi, Rita Udina.

Do you want to know all about criteria in loss inpainting? Click on the POST and learn about the neutral colour field applied in these posters.

Lenin before and after conservation

Rocket before and after conservationÀlex removing tapes from poster (CLICK!)Dyeing and infilling poster
Àlex consolidating postersConservation treatment for russian poster