19 November 2008

Ancient & Historic Metals (1994)

Title: Ancient & Historic Metals: Conservation and Scientific Research
Editors: David A. Scott, Jerry Podany, and Brian B. Considine
Publisher: The Getty Conservation Institute
Year: 1994
Format: PDF, downloadable in three separate sections
Link: http://www.getty.edu/...

Table of contents:

The Monument of Marcus Aurelius: Research and Conservation, Maurizio Marabelli
Restoration of the Monument of Marcus Aurelius: Facts and Comments, Paola Fiorentino
Bronze Objects from Lake Sites: From Patina to "Biography", Fran├žois Schweizer
The Royal Art of Benin: Surfaces, Past and Present, Janet L. Schrenk
Considerations in the Cleaning of Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels, Jane Basset and W. T. Chase
Tomography of Ancient Bronzes, Stephen D. Bonadies
Chinese Bronzes: Casting, Finishing, Patination, and Corrosion, W. T. Chase
The Corrosion of Bronze Monuments in Polluted Urban Sites: A Report on the Stability of Copper Mineral Species at Different pH Levels, Andrew Lins and Tracy Power.
The Technology of Medieval Jewelry, Jack Ogden
Gold Foil, Strip, and Wire in the Iron Age of Southern Africa, Andrew Oddy
Conservation of Architectural Metalwork: Historical Approaches to the Surface Treatment of Iron, Frank G. Matero
Techniques of Mercury Gilding in the Eighteenth Century, Martin Chapman
Production and Restoration of Nineteenth-century Zinc Sculpture in Denmark, Knud Holm
Real-time Survival Rates for Treatments of Archaeological Iron, Suzanne Keene
Conservation of Corroded Metals: A Study of Ships' Fastenings from the Wreck of HMS Sirius (1790), Ian Donald MacLeod
The Conservation of Outdoor Zinc Sculpture, Carol A. Grissom

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