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Conference on iron gall ink

From: Jean Brown <jean.brown>
Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Iron Gall Inks--Past, Present and Future
Sep. 4-5, 2000

The Conservation Department, at the University of Northumbria at
Newcastle, is to hold a two day meeting on Iron Gall Inks, on 4th
and 5th of September 2000. The meeting is intended to draw together
current thinking with regard to our understanding and treatment of
Iron Gall Ink Media.


    Iron Gall Inks: Components, Recipes and Characteristics

        David Dorning
        Book and Paper Conservator and Science Tutor, West Dean
        College, Chichester

    The Evolution of Iron Gall Ink and its Aesthetical Consequences

        Carlo James
        Conservator of Prints and Drawings at the Collection F.
        Lugt, Fondation Custodia, Paris

    Selected 18th, 19th and 20th Century Iron Gall Ink Formulations
    Developed in England, France, Germany and the United States, for
    Use with the Copy Press Process

        Rachel-Ray Cleveland
        Cleveland Paper Conservation Inc. Maryland, USA

    The Chemistry of Iron Gall Ink
        Dr.Vincent Daniels
        Principal Conservation Scientist, Department of
        Conservation, The British Museum

    A Survey of Methods of Identification for Brown Inks
        Jane Colbourne
        Senior Lecturer, Conservation of Fine Art, The University of
        Northumbria at Newcastle

    Iron Gall Ink Corrosion in Manuscripts
        Dr. Maria Carme Sistach
        Arxiu de la Corona d'Arago, Barcelona, Spain

    A Review--30 Years of Deacidifying Iron Gall Ink Drawings at the
    British Museum

        Caroline Barry
        Senior Conservator, Western Pictorial Art

        John Fields
        Conservation Scientist, Department of Conservation, The
        British Museum

    The Conservation of Iron Gall Ink Drawings in the Royal

        Alan Donnithorne
        Chief Restorer of Drawings, The Royal Library, Windsor

    The Conservation of Henrik Ibsen's debut play 'Catilina'

        Nina Hesselberg-Wang
        National Library of Norway

    Phytate based Treatment of Ink Corrosion--An Updated Review

        Hans Neevel
        Conservation Research Department, The Netherlands Institute
        for Cultural Heritage, Amsterdam

    The Properties of Gelatine as a Stabilising Agent for Iron Gall
    Ink Drawings

        Prof. Dr.Gerhard Banik
        Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Stuttgart, Germany

    Ink on the Run--Measuring Migration of Iron in Iron Gall Ink

        Elmer Eusman
        Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Visible Progress of Paper Degradation caused by Iron Gall Inks

        Birgit Reissland
        Instituut Collectie Nederland, Amsterdam

    Ink Corrosion: Side-Effects caused by Aqueous Treatments for
    Paper Objects

        Birgit Reissland
        Institute Collectie Nederland, Amsterdam

    The Effect of Phytate treatment on the stability of Paper
    containing Copper and Iron ions

        Jana Kolar
        National and University Library, Ljubljana, Slovenia

        Matija Strlic
        Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of
        Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Emission of Volatile Organic Compounds from objects affected by
    both Iron Gall ink and ink components

        Nathalie J.M.C. Penders
        TNO Institue of Industrial Technology

        Dr.John B.G.A. Havermans
        TNO Institue of Industrial Technology

    The Role of Different Accelerated Ageing Techniques in the
    Evaluation of Conservation Treatments of Objects affected with
    Iron Gall ink

        Dr.John B.G.A. Havermans
        TNO Institue of Industrial Technology

        Nathalie J.M.C. Penders
        TNO Institue of Industrial Technology

    Pixe Method Analysis of Iron Gall Ink

        Dr. Jedert Vodopivec
        Archives of the Republic of Slovenia

        Dr. Milos Budnar
        Institute 'Josef Stefan', Ljubljana, Slovenia

For Further Information please contact:

    A. Jean E. Brown
    Senior Lecturer
    Conservation of Fine Art
    Burt Hall
    The University of Northumbria
    Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 8ST
    +44 191 227 3331
    Fax: +44 191 227 3250
    jean.brown [at] unn__ac__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:1
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Received on Tuesday, 13 June, 2000

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