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Subject: Conference on consolidation

Conference on consolidation

From: Christine Powell <c.powell<-a>
Date: Friday, March 4, 2005
UKIC Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Section Conference :
13 April 2005

Ticket inquiries and reservations:
victoria.doran<-a t->corpoflondon< . >gov< . >uk

Provisional speaker list and brief description of  topic of their
proposed papers:

    Leslie Charteris
    Private Conservator
    Looking at some typical failure modes and the consequences for
    the choice of consolidant

    John Dilworth and Michael Parfett
    Private restorers
    Choices and effects of consolidation upon musical instruments

    Sandra Grantham
    Private Conservator
    Consolidation of water based pigmented media and gilding on
    paper. Experiments with the use of a Nebuliser

    Velson Horie
    Manchester Museum
    Science of Consolidation materials.

    Alvin Tee and Timothy Hayes
    National Heritage Board, Republic of Singapore
    Use of methylcellulose as an adhesive and consolidation material
    for the treatment of a decorative surface that has been applied
    to a paper and wood substrate.

    Dr Campbell Norman-Smith
    Buckinghamshire Chiltern University College
    Synthetics as consolidants.

    Rod Stewart
    Historic Plaster Conservation services Ltd Canada
    Consolidation of architectural plaster supporting decorative

    Nicky Newman
    British Museum
    Conservation of lacquered Quig ceramics from the British Museum.

    Marianne Webb
    Royal Ontario Museum
    What happens when all your favourite consolidants don't work

We are at present searching for a speaker to replace Pat Jackson who
was going talk about verre eglomese and has had to cancel. please
contact: mike<-a t->mjparfett< . >fsnet< . >co< . >uk

Christine Powell
Senior Conservator
Gilded Furniture and Frames.
V&A Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London SW7 2RL
+44 20 7942 2098
Fax: +44 20 7942 2092

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                  Distributed: Friday, March 11, 2005
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Received on Friday, 4 March, 2005

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