25 November 2009

Incredible Industry, Preserving the Evidence of Industrial Society (2009)

Title: "Incredible Industry, Preserving the Evidence of Industrial Society"
Publisher: Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF)
Conference: Nordic Association of Conservators 18’ Conference, Copenhagen 25-27 May 2009
Year: 2009
Pages: 246
Link: http://www.nkf-dk.dk/... (PDF, 9.5 Mb)

Table of Contents:

Can the concept of industrialism be preserved?, Jacob Bjerring Hansen

From mass-produced artefacts to mass treatments: the impact of industrial development on the museum field, Bertrand Lavédrine

Plastic - has the dream material of the 20th century become the nightmare of the 21st?, Yvonne Shashoua

The industrialisation of canvas production in Denmark and its implications for the preservation of Danish nineteenth century paintings, Cecil Krarup Andersen, Troels Filtenborg, Annemette B. Scharff and Mikkel Scharff

The St Just Coast Project 1995-2005, Jon Brookes

Degradation of modern synthetic polymers in museums and environmental assessment with EWO
dosimetry, Terje Grøntoft and Susana Lopez-Aparicio

Action plan for industrial monuments - a proposal for research into improving the management of large sites, Kornelius Goetz, Stefan Brueggerhoff and Norbert Tempel

Flameproofed textiles in museums and conservation, Cajsa Hallgren

Cold storage as an alternative to mass deacidification, Birgit Vinther Hansen

Preservation of sponsored films, Karin Bonde Johansen

Modern cultural heritage; an area of research at the Swedish National Heritage Board, Gunilla Lagnesjö

Developing a policy and procedure for selecting & operating historic objects from the collections of the Science Museum, National Museum of Science & Industry, UK, Martha Leskard

Polymers in watches manufactured in the Jura region, Switzerland, Agnès Gelbert Miermon

Gramophones and Records - the first widespread commercial standardisation, George Brock-Nannestad

USS Monitor conservation: preserving a marvel of 19th century technology, Eric Nordgren, David Krop,, Erin Secord, Elsa Sangouard, Michael Saul, Gary Paden and Gerry Hanley

Case study of a Ducretet inductor coil: conservation problem or visual wonder?, Sharon Penton

Considering the changes of appearance of iron and steel objects during conservation, Karen Stemann-Petersen

Another look at painted finishes on outdoor industrial artifacts, George Prytulak

Industrially produced paint and the perspective of its reconstruction, Nynne Raunsgaard Sethia

Protection of iron and steel in industrial heritage objects, Yvonne Shashoua, Michelle Taube and Torben Holst

Proposal for the conservation of weathered steel objects at the National Trust Estate of West Penwith, Cornwall and at the West Harbor in Berlin, Ulrich Stahn

Recovering the Icon? The restoration of the Zollern II/IV Colliery Engine House in Dortmund, Norbert Tempel

The conservation of a Victorian ship and a Victorian bridge, Robert Turner and Shane Casey

KLEVFOS Forever – how long is that? A new conservation plan for a pulp and paper mill, Vigdis Vingelsgaard

Hazards in industrial collections of the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation Ottawa,
Canada, Sue Warren

Finalizing Comments
Diversity, commonality and connectivity, Moderator speech by George Prytulak
Short statements from the panel
Remarks from the floor and panel (abbreviated)

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