Versão em português
N.º 1
2005
pp. 47-53

 

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Ultrasonic misting in the treatment of works of art on paper

João Paulo Dias

joaodias@netcabo.pt

Abstract

A solution of calcium hydroxide and sodium borohydride was applied using an ultrasonic misting device to a graphite drawing from the artist Guilherme Camarinha. This process allowed the drawing to be washed, reduce its foxing stains and planar distortions without interfering with a fountain pen inscription written by the author in the bottom righthand corner. As there is not much literature regarding this procedure, some practical questions related to the use of ultrasonic dispersions in the treatment of paper are discussed herein.

Keywords

Paper
Treatment
Ultrasonic Misting
Sodium Borohydride
Conservation

Language

Portuguese

Original title

Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel

DOI

10.14568/cp1_5

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Conservar Património:
Dias, J. P., 'Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel', Conservar Património 1 (2005) 47-53, https://doi.org/10.14568/cp1_5.

APA:
Dias, J. P. (2005). Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel. Conservar Património, 1 47-53. DOI:10.14568/cp1_5.

Chicago:
Dias, João Paulo. 2005. "Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel." Conservar Património 1:47-53. doi:10.14568/cp1_5.

NP405:
DIAS, João Paulo – Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel. Conservar Património. ISSN 1646043X. 1 (2005) 47-53.

ABNT:
DIAS, João Paulo. Dispersão ultra-sónica no tratamento de obras em papel. Conservar Património, Lisboa, v. 1, p. 47-53, 2005. Disponível em: <https://doi.org/10.14568/cp1_5>. Acesso em: .

History

Online: 2017-10-3
Publication: 2005-2-3

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