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Seminars on tracing paper conservation

From: Hildegard Homburger <h.homburger<-a>
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Seminars on tracing paper conservation

Seminars will be held at

    Hildegard Homburger, Papierrestaurierung
    +49 30 3912503
    h.homburger<-a t->t-online< . >de

The seminars will be held in cooperation with the Internationale
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Archiv-, Buch- und Grafikrestauratoren

    "Conservation of Tracing Paper"
    June 2-3, 2014
    Language: German
    June 5-6, 2014
    Language, English

        Lecturer:   Hildegard Homburger

        Participants: 4-6


            260 Euro IADA-members

            305 Euro

Content:  There are three major groups of tracing papers:
impregnated papers, papers exposed to acid and papers which are made
from over beaten fibre pulp.  Each manufacturing process influences
the dimensional stability of these papers.

The goal of the course is understand the material properties of
tracing paper and how these affect conservation decisions and

Participants will learn different treatment technique adequate for
tracing papers.

The main focus of the seminar is to gain an understanding of the
several treatment techniques through hands-on working on originals
and dummies.  Each participant will work on his/her own object.  The
small group of participant allows the personal attention of the

First day: Introduction to the history of the manufacture processes
and the expansion and shrinking behaviour of tracing paper

Every participant will get an object on which he/she will practice
the following treatments

    Removal of tapes, water and pressure sensitive
    Mending of tears with aqueous adhesives
    Mending losses with tracing paper
    Flattening, demonstration of Hard-Soft-Sandwich

Second day: Every participant will have the opportunity to practice
the following treatments

    Dyeing of mending paper
    Mending of tears with synthetic adhesives
    Lining with Japanese paper and starch paste
    Paper pulp application

Final discussion

Hildegard Homburger
Krefelder Str. 17
10555 Berlin
+49 30 3912503

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Received on Tuesday, 28 January, 2014

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