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cleaning

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Find below the portfolio projects related to cleaning:

Map by Blaeu cartographers

Conservation of 17th c. map by Blaeu dutch cartographers, 1630 Hand coloured print with gouach and golden paint. It had kraft paper patches and discolouration caused mainly by light exposure. The conservation treatment consisted on dry cleaning, old repairs removal, wet cleaning (slanted capillary wash) and flattening.

Workshop: Wet treatments of
Works on Paper (Amsterdam, 2021)

Theoretical and practical sessions. When to apply wet treatments on paper, and how. From the basis of handling wet paper to more complex moisturizing, humidification and washing techniques. Fugitivity tests, types of inks and their properties, and many case studies to show conservation treatments on real artwork: manuscripts and documents, drawings, watercolours, pastels, charcoal drawings...

Workshop: Wet treatments
of Works on Paper (Köln, 2021)

Theoretical and practical sessions. When to apply wet treatments on paper, and how. From the basis of handling wet paper to more complex moisturizing, humidification and washing techniques. Fugitivity tests, types of inks and their properties, and many case studies to show conservation treatments on real artwork: manuscripts and documents, drawings, watercolours, pastels, charcoal drawings...

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. The video 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.

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