Traditional restoration techniques: a RAMP study


Table of contents (80 p.)


Prepared by
V. Viñas and R. Viñas

Original: Spanish
PGI-88/WS/17
PARIS, September 1988

General Information Programme and UNISIST

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Recommended catalogue entry: Viñas Vicente and Viñas Ruth

Traditional Restoration Techniques: a RAMP study/ prepared by Vicente Viñas and Ruth Viñas /for the/ General Information Programme and UNISIST - Paris: Unesco, 1988. iv, 80 p 30 cm. - (PGI-88/WS/17)

I Title
II Unesco. General Information Programme and UNISIST
III Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP)

© Unesco, 1988


Contents


Preface

Presentation

1. Introduction: the concept of conservation and ethical principles

1.1. Conservation
1.2. Preservation criteria
1.3. Restoration criteria

2. Support-based elements: graphic documents

2.1 Inks: definition and composition
2.2. Deterioration and treatment of the support-based elements in manuscripts
2.3. Deterioration and treatment of support-based elements in drawings and paintings
2.4. Deterioration and treatment of support-based elements in printed documents and prints

3. Cellulose supports

3.1 Paper: definition and composition
3.2. Other cellulose supports
3.3. Deterioration factors and preventive measures
3.4. Restoration techniques: materials and procedures

4. Parchment

4.1 Definition and composition
4.2 Deterioration factors and preservation
4.3 Restoration techniques: materials and procedures

5. Bindings

5.1 Definition and composition
5.2 Tanned hides: definition and composition
5.3 Deterioration factors and preventive measures in the case of tanned leather
5.4 Restoration techniques: materials and procedures

6. Seals

6.1 Definition and composition
6.2 Deterioration factors and preventive measures
6.3 Restoration techniques: materials and procedures

Bibliography