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 a medieval manuscript on laid paper, bound on limp parchment. The binding is recicled, being a former wallet bindinig with a flap. The turnins of the covers have alum tawed leather tackets. Sewn on the binding.
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.
Cantoral en pergamí manuscrit, cobertes de pell, fusta i bronze. Probablement és del s. XVI.
La restauració va consistir en substituir les ànimes de fusta, consolidar la pell, netejar, restituir les peces perdudes (bollons, tanca...), revisar els afegits i mutilacions, tornar a relligar, consolidar els fulls... i un llarg etcètera.