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Conference on gilding

From: Colin Jenner <100766.1336>
Date: Saturday, April 13, 1996
A one day conference on gilding is to be held on Wednesday 8th of
May at The Museum of London, England. The conference is organised by
the committee responsible for steering the gilding group towards
full section status within the United Kingdom Institute for
Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (UKIC).   There will be
speakers giving papers on a wide variety of subjects relating to
gilded finishes on wood, leather, and metal.  There will also be a
small trade fair with stands of interest to those involved with all
types of gilding conservation, restoration and practice. Speakers at
the conference include

    Francis Halahan
    The Making of the UKIC Code of Ethics and Rules of Practice

    William Adair
    One Persons Dirt is Another's Patina

    Judith Wetherall
    Bole Colours

    Catherine Woodforde
    Gilding in a Parisian Workshop, A Study Opportunity

    Louisa Davey
    The French Frames in The National Gallery, London

    Clare Keller
    Scientific Analyses of Three National Gallery Picture Frames

    Gene Karrake
    The Use of Mica in Restoration

    Susan La Neat
    Gilding on Metal, Colour and Patination

    Christopher Calna
    Gilt Leather, Historical Techniques and Development

    Sophie Budden and Christine Palme
    The Restoration of Two Mirror Frames From Uppark

    Diane Doller
    The UKIC

There are to be no printed proceedings.  Tickets cost GBP 32:00 and
include lunch and refreshments for the day. For more information
send a message to cjenner [at] wallcoll__demon__co__uk or
100766.1336 [at] compuserve__com

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:71
                 Distributed: Wednesday, April 17, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-71-004
Received on Saturday, 13 April, 1996

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