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Glossary on conservation

From: Carme Lopez <glossary>
Date: Monday, February 13, 2006
    M. Xarrie
    Glossary of art conservation III, Balaam
    ISBN 84-89321-03-5, paperback, 192 pages
    February  2006. Price Euro45, $45.

This a the third volume of a dictionary on concepts pertaining to
conservation and restoration. The author has researched various
bibliographical English, French, Spanish, Italian and German
sources,  has translated all  to English  and  has arranged all  the
renown experts' definitions in alphabetical order.

    **** Moderator's comments: See Conservation DistList Instance:
    19:33 Wednesday, January 18, 2006 for information on volume II.


    Abrasive, absolute alcohol, accession, acetic acid, acetone,
    acrylic resin, adhesion, adhesive binding, adobe, agar,
    alabaster, albumen, alburnum, alizarin(e), alkali, alteration,
    alumina, amber, ammaltare, ammannitura, analysis, anhydrous,
    aniline, animal skin, antimony, authenticity, authentification

    balsam, base, batik, bedacryl, benzol, binder, blister, blotting
    paper, bolus, borax, boric acid, brush, buckling, burnishing,

    calamus, calcina sfiorata, calibration, camaieu, cambium,
    cambric, capillarity, carbolic acid, carbonatation, carborundum,
    carboxylic acid, carnauba wax, carpenter's glue, case,
    cassiterite, catalyst, cellulose acetate, cement, centina,
    certificate program, cestrum, cirage, citric acid, claim, clamp
    (wood), clippings, cloisonne, cochineal, colophony, combination
    flight, chain fall, chlorine, chloroform

    damask, dammar resin, destructive distillation, dew point,
    dissolution, distilled water, dolomite, drying oil

    egg white, egyptian blue, emery, essence, etching, ethanol,
    ethics, ethnology

    fiber, flour paste, formica, frame, furring

    gallery guides, gallery talk, gas chamber, gelatine, gloss,
    glycerine, grisaille, grout, guide

    hard copy, historic site, humidification, hydrogen peroxide,
    hydrophilic substances

    imprimatura, in-service training, indian yellow, inert material,

    join elements, juxtaposed brushstrokes

    keratin, keyboard

    lead-tin yellow, left brain, loom

    mahogany (African), mahogany (American), mastic  resin, moire


    open storage, original order, overblow

    painting restorer, pine (ponderosa), polyester, preparator

    radiography, resins (synthetic)

    saliva, shellac, silk, strainer

    terpene, thinner, tochlorine, traffic flow, turpentine resin,
    two-by-four, undergraduate student

    UNESCO Convention

    VALS, vegetable glue, vulpex

    warden, wayfinder, weave emphasis

    zinc yellow

The author: Mireia Xarrie is an art historian (Universitat Autonoma
de Barcelona, 1994) and belongs to a family with a long tradition in
art conservation  (Ideart-Xarrie).

Book orders:  Fax: +34 93 417 13 47 <glossary [at] balaam__art__com>

Carme Lopez
Art Conservation Publications
Escoles pies 76 pral 1
Barcelona 08017, Spain
Fax: +34 93 417 13 47

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