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Symposium on wood and furniture conservation

From: Bart Greebe <schegree>
Date: Friday, November 6, 1998
Fourth International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation.
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
VeRes (the Dutch association of professional conservators
10-11 December 1998

Thursday 10 December 1998

    Registration and coffee at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, main
    entrance west.

    Word of welcome by Leeuw, General Director of the

    "Hydlar Z", a nylon-Kevlar product, suitable as a reinforcing
    material in wooden objects
        Mr. Chr. Augerson, conservator, Musee des Carosses, Chateau
        de Versailles, France; Augerson Art Conservation Services,
        Saint Louis, U.S.A.

    Conservation of ten 17th century wooden horses at the tower of
        Mr. L. Charteris, conservator, Charteris restoration and
        conservation, London, Great Britain

    Stabilizing wooden panels with Polyethyleneglycol (PEG), in
    furniture conservation
        Mr.N. Boucher, furniture conservator,Musee des Arts
        Decoratifs, Paris, France

    The study of the properties of Polyethyleneglycol.
        Ms. M. C. Triboulot, assistant professor, Department of Wood
        Science and Technology (ENSTIB), Epinal, France

    The challenge of making a reproduction of a rolltop desk by J.F.
        Mr. B. Declerck, cabinetmaker, Huldenberg, Belgium

    An alternative solution to an old problem; the conservation of
    an 18th century marquetry table
        Ms. F. Philp, free-lance conservator of decorative surfaces,
        London, Great Britain.

    Brass banding in the furniture of Charles Honore Lannuier
    (1779-1819), French cabinetmaker in New York
        Mr. M. Manuels, furniture conservator, Metropolitan Museum
        of Arts, New York

    Any ripple mouldings missing? Reproduce Roubo's ripple moulding
        Mr. C. van Soestbergen, private sculptor of ornamental
        woodwork, Amsterdam

17.00-18-00: reception
21.00-24-00: party at Bruys en Schulte.

Friday 11 December 1998

    Bert Declerck will show his reproduction of a rolltop desk by
    J.F. Oeben

    No less than six ripple and wave moulding machines from all over
    Europe will be displayed and demonstrated. A detailed programme
    will be presented Thursday 10 December. This event will take
    place in the workshop of Bruys en Schulte.

Restauration '98

    Participants will receive a discount to visit Restauration '98,
    the international trade fair for the restoration and
    conservation of cultural heritage, to be held 10-12 December
    1998 in the RAI exhibition and congress center, Amsterdam.

Registration: If you would like to attend the symposium, please
register at the Rijksmuseum before 26 November.The registration fee
is Dfl. 110,- to be paid cash on 10 December. Students are given a
special fee of Dfl. 90,-. Lunch and postprints are included in the
registration. Credit card payments cannot be accepted.

    Ms.S. van Tiel
    Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
    P.O.Box 74888
    1070 DN Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
    +31 20 6732121 ext  200 (9am -13pm)
    Fax: +31 20 6798146
    s.van.tiel [at] rijksmuseum__nl

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:42
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Received on Friday, 6 November, 1998

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