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Publication on modern materials

From: Dominique Rogers <do>
Date: Friday, July 16, 1999
The Postprints of the Conference organized by the UKIC Furniture
Section, "Modern Materials, Modern Problems" which was held on 17
April 1999 at The Conservation Centre NMGM Liverpool, UK, will
shortly go to print. The publication will be available from

    109 The Chandlery
    50 Westminster Bridge Road
    London SE1 7QY
    UK. Web site:

For further information, e-mail: do [at] pepin__demon__co__uk


    David Dewing, Curator of the Geffrye Museum

    A  J  Sparkes
    Composite wood products for furniture manufacture

    Shayne Lang
    Casein plastic: history, chemistry and manufacture

    Jake Kaner
    Conserving early plastics found in historic furniture: An
    Investigation into their History and Manufacture

    Lesley Wilson
    Foams in upholstered furniture

    Pamela Kirschner
    Treatment of objects from the Darwin Martin House

    Sherry Doyal
    Modern Materials Problems- Oh, sit on it!
    (A brief introduction to cordage and basketry seating in
    twentieth century furniture using traditional and innovative
    materials. Collaborations between conservation scientists and
    conservators working across disciplines of furnishings and
    ethnography. Remedial treatments are reviewed. Storage,
    packaging and display are considered )

    Roger Griffiths
    En Bloc: Art in a Cabinet or a Cabinet as Art
    (The use and conservation of furniture in 20th century art)

Dominique Rogers
Ganapati Kumari
Pin Mill, Ipswich IP9 1JW
+44 1473 780 867

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