4th Book, Paper & Photographs Symposium, 2006

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The 4th Book & Paper and Photon Symposium was held in Wellington, New Zealand in 2006.
Abstracts of presentations are available below.
Please note that the proceedings from this conference are not yet published; they will be available from our Bookshop as a CD-ROM. 

Reforming varnish on varnished works of art on paper

Paper Author:

Analiese Treacy

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p117-136 Abstract For many years the technique of ‘reforming’ has been employed in the field of painting conservation as an effective method of regenerating aged and degraded varnish layers. The theory of adapting this process to […]

The use of digital imaging to record watermarks

Paper Author:

Louise Bradley

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p137-146 Abstract In late 2004 the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, the University of Melbourne, began remounting approximately 2,000 prints and drawings held in the Baillieu Library, The University of Melbourne. Conservator Louise Wilson and technical […]

A history of Australia's Kodak manufacturing plant

Paper Author:

Angeletta Leggio

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p147-158 Abstract After 96 years, Kodak Australia, which began in 1908 after it merged with the Melbourne photographic firm Baker and Rouse, closed its manufacturing plant in Melbourne. This was the end of silver-halide-based photographic production […]

'Men with Beards' A photographic composite of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 1901

Paper Author:

Tania Riviere

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p159-173 Abstract The First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia: The Ministry and the House of Representatives is a large framed composite object consisting of 71 individual platinum prints and associated text panels adhered to a […]

May I spit on your photograph? A preliminary investigation into the effectiveness of saliva and a synthetic alternative for surface cleaning silver gelatin photographs

Paper Author:

Ruth Oliver

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p174-193 Abstract There is a diverse range of views regarding body fluids (including saliva) among community groups. This range of opinion is reflected within the field of photographs conservation regarding the use of saliva to clean […]

AICCM Symposium 2006 Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials

Paper Author:

Vicki-Anne Heikell

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006 Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials, 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand

A method of consolidating delaminated autochrome plates from the photograph collection of the Albertina Museum in Vienna

Paper Author:

Ulrike Muller

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p194-208 Abstract A collection of about 2,100 autochromes belonging to the Albertina Museum was surveyed. This collection was formerly part of the Collection Eder at the Hhere Graphische Bundeslehr- und Versuchsanstalt (Training and Research Institute for […]

Reducing the exposure levels of highly light-responsive objects without turning down the light level

Paper Author:

Christopher Cuttle

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand Abstract This paper reports on progress in a series of research investigations aimed at reducing the exposure of museum objects to damaging radiation while maintaining illumination levels. Not all wavelengths of light are equally important for […]

Baxter prints

Paper Author:

Alice Cannon

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p209-233 Abstract In 1835 the English printer George Baxter (1804g1869) patented a process for colour printmaking, which he hoped would become a low-cost way to reproduce oil paintings as affordable artworks for the general public. Baxter […]

Margaret Preston A material girl explained

Paper Author:

Rose Peel

Year:

2006
AICCM Symposium 2006, Conservation of Paper, Books and Photographic Materials. Post-prints and Posters. 19-21 April 2006, Wellington, New Zealand. p18-35 Abstract Margaret Preston (1875g1963), Australia’s most celebrated early modernist, created innovative woodblock prints from the 1920s which remain amongst the most popular of all Australian artists’ work. She was the first serious artist advocate of […]
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