5th Book, Paper & Photograph Symposium, 2008

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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]. 

An introduction to moveable books

Paper Author:

McKay, Prue

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Poster session Abstract The purpose of this poster is to raise awareness of pop-up, flick-through, pull-down, push-up and all other kinds of moveable books. These objects (and other moveable paper toys) with their […]

A comparison of artificial ageing with 27 years of natural ageing

Paper Author:

Batterham, Ian; Rai, Rajani

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 1980, a project involving the testing of physical and chemical properties of six papers before and after artificial ageing was conducted as the major research project undertaken by Ian Batterham, Bill […]

Collection Preservation loan procedures

Paper Author:

Ngo, Lang

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Poster session Abstract The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) lends items from its collection for temporary exhibitions organised by cultural institutions throughout Australian and internationally. Collection Preservation plays a major role […]

Adhesives in paper-based heritage collections 1870-1920: Recipes and proprietary products

Paper Author:

Cannon, Alice

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 Victoria (SLV) holds many late 19th and early 20th century collections that contain scrapbooks. Often originating from business archives, these scrapbooks contain photographs, printed labels, maps and other […]

Indian miniature paintings and their margins

Paper Author:

Treacy, Analiese; Murphy, Carolyn

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Poster session Abstract A recent exhibition of Indian miniature paintings, Intimate Encounters, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), provided an opportunity for conservators at the AGNSW to review approaches to […]

Revolutionary Russians

Paper Author:

Eccles-Smith, Kate; Wise, Andrea Wise

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 the early years of the 20th century, Russia was in a state of extraordinary intellectual and cultural upheaval. The art produced during the period is a reflection of this turmoil. The […]

Watch your back: the development of a new frame back system

Paper Author:

Wise, Andrea; Cohlan, Kassandra; Birch, Shulan; Franks, Scott; Fox, Thomasina; Pandolfini, John

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Poster session Full title: Watch your back: the development of a new frame back system g a collaborative project between the National Gallery of Australia and Fini Frames Abstract The National Gallery of […]

Whistler's papers at the National Gallery of Australia

Paper Author:

Coghlan, Kassandra; Hamilton, Bill; Wise, Andrea

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 Born in the United States and having lived in St Petersburg, Russia, James McNeill Whistler was considered a vagabond in the art world of Paris but later became famous as a painter […]

Improvements in Cold Storage at State Library of Queensland

Paper Author:

Egunnike, Lydia

Year:

2008
Contributions to the 5th AICCM Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Symposium. Editors: Prue McKay and Alana Treasure. Canberra, ACT: AICCM (Inc.), 2008. Poster session Abstract As a result of recent collection movement and expansion, the still negative and motion picture collections housed in the State Library of Queensland’s cold storage vault system had become disorganised […]

Analysis of white deposits on paper and leather: two case studies

Paper Author:

Pemberton, Briony; Nel, Petronella; Lau, Deborah

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 Paper conservators are often faced with deposits, accretions and marks on objects that can be difficult to identify by eye. Correct identification allows informed decisions to be made, answering questions such as: […]
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