Find below the portfolio projects related to private collector:
Conservation of Game-Boy box
Original box for Game-Boy by Nintendo with wrinkles, tears, and pressure-sensitive label. Minimize as much as possible the damages and remove the price label.
Conservation of varnished map
Conservation of an oversized map, varnished and with a linen backing, dated 1906. Varnish removal with gels, backing removal, capillary washing, tear mending, infilling, lining, flattening, retouch, varnishing and finishing (tapes and slats on edges).
Conservation of rennaisance astronomy book
Conservation of rennaisance astronomy book with reverse vellum binding and protruding thongs. Clavius was a reputated astronomer, contemporary to Galileo Galilei. This book was used in his defense towards the inquisition. Despite not sharing astronomical theories, Clavius considered Galilei's respectable enough.
Conservation of cartoon drawing by Quino
Conservation and flattening of a cartoon drawing by Quino using the same paper for the infill of the loss.
Conservation of Salvador Dalí’s “Peerless” suitcase
Suitcase owned by Salvador Dalí, brand "Peerless", made of wood, leather, fabric and metal. There's a boarding label dated 1948. Dry cleaning, stain, rust and fat removal.
Conservation of gouache and watercolour drawing on paper
Conservation of a china ink, pencil, watercolour and gouache drawing with severe discolouration due to light exposure. Dry cleaning, wash cleaning, deacidification, light bleaching, inpainting of light areas and flattening.
Conservation of cartoon drawing of a packed tram
Conservation of a china ink, pencil, watercolour and gouache drawing with severe discolouration due to light exposure. Dry cleaning, wash cleaning, deacidification, light bleaching and flattening.
Video about the profession of book and paper conservator
What does a paper conservator do? Whom does she work for? What skills and knowledge does she ought to have? Preservation and conservation, a field linked to science, history and arts and crafts. A video explains what differenciates us from forgers and shows -among other- how we produce a hand-made suction table to restore paper artifacts, with loads of creativity, a feature most necessary to become book and paper conservator.
Conservation of racing cars poster
A lithograph by Spanish painter Cidón, dated 1922
Conservation of a ithographic print from 1922, a poster of the 2nd edition of the car race "Armangué Trophy", organized by the Royal Motorcycle Club of Catalonia.
Conservation, facsimile binding and dust jackets for Encyclopaedia
Some projects are extremely complex regarding the ethical professional decision making, and this is certainly one of the toughests! Rather than trimming the original beautiful bindings with marbled edges, some facsimile dust-jackets were made to protect the books, that were also restored preserving all their features.
Stop-motion video of a paper conservation treatment
A lockdown is kind of stoping any activity, and that is what I have done, a stop-motion video, showing the full conservation treatment of a paper document.
Light bleaching: Conservation of Picasso print
Owner: Private collector Object: [...]
Limp vellum binding conservation
Owner: Private collection. Artefact: Semi [...]
Lecture: “Removal of PET plastic film from a laminated manuscript” (SERCA, Atlanta)
Owner: Private collection Object: Laminated [...]
Russian posters conservation
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.
Movie posters conservation
Owner: Private collection. Artefacts: Printed poster [...]
Conservation of oversized spanish poster from Seville
Owner: Documentary Holding and Collections Joaquín [...]
Deacidification vs bleaching. Watercolour conservation
Owner: Private collection. Artwork: Watercolour drawing [...]
Stationery limp vellum binding with flap
Owner: Private collection. Artefact: Stationery limp [...]
Restauració d’enciclopèdia afectada per aigua
Beneficiari: Sugrañes SL. Objecte: Eniclopèdia [...]
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introduction to paper conservation
tailored conservation course