6th Book, Paper and Photographs Symposium, 2010

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The 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographs Symposium was held at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne in November 2010.
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The Royal District Nursing Service St Kilda Road Head Office: Varnish removal and treatment of an oversized silver gelatin photograph

Paper Author:

Kelly Leahey, Libby Melzer, Briony Pemberton

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p90 Poster Abstract This poster presents the treatment by of an oversized silver gelatin photograph with a badly discoloured varnish by staff of the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation. This work was treated over several months in 2009-2010 and involved […]

Collaboration of Conservation and Digitisation Teams at the National Archives of Australia, Melbourne

Paper Author:

Amy Bartlett, Debra Parry, Tha Lem, Liam Ryan

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p91 Poster Abstract The National Archives of Australia manages valuable records created by Australian Government agencies to ensure that they are available now and for future generations. A major role of the Archives is to preserve and to provide access […]

The Methods behind Monotypes

Paper Author:

Analiese Treacy

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p95 Poster Abstract Commonly described as the most ‘painterly’ of the printmaking techniques, the monotype has been enormously appealing to artists since its discovery in the 1640’s. Teetering on the boundary between painting and printmaking, the monotype has consequently been […]

Digital handheld microscopes & their applications in examining artworks

Paper Author:

Analiese Treacy

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p94 Poster Abstract In a time where Conservators are increasingly looking for new, convenient, practical, affordable and innovative ways of examining objects, this poster examines the potential use of digital handheld microscopes for the examination of artworks. These small, portable […]

Practical Applications of Lascaux Acrylic Dispersions in Paper Conservation

Paper Author:

Samantha Sheesley

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p93 Poster Abstract This paper explores new applications for Lascaux dispersions in paper conservation. Combining the proper ratio of Lascaux 360HV and 498HV with pigments can be successfully used as a toned fill material, as described through two treatments: a […]

Holtermann Collection Digitisation Project

Paper Author:

Lang Ngo, Lauren O'Brien

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p92 Poster Abstract The internationally significant Holtermann collection contains 3500 glass plate negatives documenting an exploration of gold towns in New South Wales and Victoria from 1872 to 1875. The collection also includes images of streets and buildings in Sydney […]

The conservation treatment of a fifteenth-century incunabule: the Nuremberg Chronicle by Dr. Hartmann Schedel

Paper Author:

Ian Cox

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p89 Poster Abstract The poster will show the conservation treatment of a fifteenth-century incunabule, the famous Nuremberg Chronicle by Dr. Hartmann Schedel published in 1493 by Anton Koberger. An ambitious example of early printing, indeed a tour de force at […]

Mounting with Magnets

Paper Author:

Ian Batterham

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p88 Poster Abstract The mounting of parchment for display is always tricky. Parchments do not lend themselves to hinging and do not react well to moisture and adhesives. Also, the historic method of using frayed linen threads to stretch the […]

Support linings: a comparative assessment of materials and methods for text and image clarity

Paper Author:

Nick Zihrul

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p83-87 Abstract A paper object may be lined to a secondary support for a variety of reasons that include the repair of damage such as extensive tears, or to reinforce and strengthen an object that is fragile and brittle. When […]

An overview of art paper supply in Melbourne from 1940-1990

Paper Author:

Louise Wilson

Year:

2010
Contributions to the 6th AICCM Book, Paper & Photographic Materials Symposium. 17-19th November 2010, Melbourne. p77-82 Abstract The history of art paper supply in Melbourne encompasses the collective stories of artists, suppliers and paper mills based in Australia and overseas. In the late 1930’s, when the range of papers available to Melbourne artists was just […]
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