Learning and earning: tales of private conservation practice

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The 5th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographs Symposium was held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra during July 2008.
Symposium preprints are available from our Bookstore.
Presentation abstracts are available below; alternatively, download the abstract booklet [Adobe Acrobat PDF – 931.57 KB]. 

Learning and earning: tales of private conservation practice

Paper Author:

Morris, Kim

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract The busy private conservator encounters the mundane, the bizarre, the sad, the controversial, the ethically challenging, and the just plain humorous treatment issues on a routine basis. Like all professional conservators, private […]

The case of the mysterious sandpaper

Paper Author:

Roberts, Sheridan

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract One afternoon in Adelaide, in the middle years of World War II, Australian artist Jeffrey Smart rushed out to the hardware shop to buy some sandpaper in order to make an unplanned […]

Picture Paradise

Paper Author:

Wise, Andrea; Kemp, Fiona; Ward, James

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract The Picture Paradise: Asia-Pacific Photography 1840s-1940s exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) coincides with the National Photography Festival in Canberra, July to November 2008. The exhibition chronicles developments in photography […]

Mapping the Terrain

Paper Author:

Lewincamp, Sophie; Rutherford, Dianne

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract In 1916, CEW Bean, the Official War Correspondent, started to formulate his vision of an Australian War Memorial. He envisaged not only a memorial to commemorate the sacrifices of Australians who served […]

Going Dotty? You will be'_Identifying Digital Prints

Paper Author:

Jackson, Cheryl

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract The explosion in popularity of digital photography and printing has meant that people produce, use and buy digital output prints without really thinking about what they have in their hands. Is it […]

Construction of a walk-in freezer for the storage of cellulose acetate film

Paper Author:

Kahabka, Dana

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has recently investigated, designed and installed a low-cost, low-energy solution for the storage of cellulose acetate film. In the USA, prominent researchers Mark McCormick-Goodhart […]

Non-chemical intensification of faded images on cellulose nitrate motion picture film

Paper Author:

Newnham, Mick

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract This presentation examines the mechanisms of silver image fade in cellulose nitrate motion picture film and describes a non-chemical treatment to intensify the faded silver image. From the earliest days of motion […]

In situ conservation: an alternative approach for library collections

Paper Author:

Bunn, Sarah

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract From limp-vellum to ornately stamped cloth publishers’ bindings, books are as varied as they are beautiful. Books are complex and intricate packages and there is often as much to be learned from […]

Six months in a fleecy coat

Paper Author:

Durkin, Phillipa

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract Latitude 77’33’ 10.7”S, longitude 166’10’ 6.5”E g Ernest Shackleton and his team probably never envisaged that their humble hut at Cape Royds would still be standing after 100 years, but they had […]

The conservation of two medieval manuscripts

Paper Author:

Ben, Katrina; Cox, Ian

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Abstract From March through to June 2008, the State Library of Victoria held a major exhibition of medieval manuscripts entitled ‘The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand’. This provided […]
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