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Subject: Conference on metal corrosion

Conference on metal corrosion

From: Jack Ogden <jack>
Date: Monday, September 17, 2001
Hildesheim, Germany
November 7-10, 2001

We are now in the final planning stages of our conference on the
Corrosion, Conservation and Study of Historic Metals in situ, on
Display and in Storage. ('EXPOSURE 2001) being held in Hildesheim,
Germany November 7-10, 2001.

The papers cover a variety of issues relating to metal conservation,
the atmosphere and display, but one major focus is on silver. Papers
relating to this topic include:

    Bart Ankersmit
    Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage
    Breathing showcases and the tarnishing of silver.

    C. Degrigny, D. Witschard, F. Schweizer, M. Degli Agosti
    Laboratoire des musees d'art et d'histoire, Geneve
    Electrolytic cleaning of the gilded silver plates of the Shrine
    of St Sigsismond's children

    Michel Dubus
    Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musees de France,
    Measurements of the atmospheric corrosion of copper and silver
    in museum environment.

    Robert van Langh
    Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage
    The delamination of mercury gilded silver.

    Franz Leonhard Schott
    Bayerischen Nationalmuseum, Munich
    Mittelalterliches transluzidfarbiges Email auf Silber.

    W.A. Oddy
    The British Museum
    The 'Oddy Test' twenty years on.

    Katharina Schmidt-Ott
    Schweizerisches Landesmuseum, Zurich
    Plasmareduktion von  Silberoberflachen

    K. Stemann Petersen and B. Taarnskov
    National Museum of Denmark
    Electrolysis of silver and gilt silver threads on silk textiles.

For a full list of papers, and registration form please email
jack [at] striptwist__com

Dr. Jack Ogden
Specialist for the technology of ancient and historic metals and
Institute of Conservation
University of Applied Arts and Sciences
Bismarkplatz 10/11, D-31134 Hildesheim, Germany
Fax: +49 5121 881 386

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