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Digital Radioscopic Examination Of Ancient Bronze Castings, Derek Sturges, Kathleen Mcqueeney, Ellen Avril, Stephen Bonadies Jan 1991

Digital Radioscopic Examination Of Ancient Bronze Castings, Derek Sturges, Kathleen Mcqueeney, Ellen Avril, Stephen Bonadies

Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

The Chinese aristocracy of the Shang (circa 1550 to 1030 B.C.) and Zhou (circa 1030 to 221 B.C.) dynasties commissioned the casting of sumptuous vessels in bronze for making ritual offerings of food and wine to their esteemed ancestors. The technical sophistication and extravagant consumption of raw materials required to produce these vessels attests to their importance as symbols of power for the ruling class. Enormous wealth was expended on the furnishing of tombs, in part because Chinese nobles believed that reverence for the needs of their ancestors in the afterlife would ensure the continued success of the ...


Basic Paper Treatments For Printed Book Materials, Peter D. Verheyen Jan 1991

Basic Paper Treatments For Printed Book Materials, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

In October of 1989, at the Guild of Book Workers' Standards of Excellence Seminar, Betsy Palmer Eldridge gave a presentation on "Basic Paper Treatments for Printed Book Materials." This 2 1/2 hour presentation was a very ambitious undertaking, but she did a magnificent job.

Since these presentations and the synopses that later appeared in the GBW Newsletter, there has been some discussion. The presentations and these articles are not to be construed as a "how to" of basic paper conservation but rather as an introduction for those with interest but little experience. For the more experienced, they present the ...


Basic Paper Treatments For Printed Book Materials, Peter D. Verheyen Dec 1990

Basic Paper Treatments For Printed Book Materials, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

In October of 1989, at the Guild of Book Workers' Standards of Excellence Seminar, Betsy Palmer Eldridge gave a presentation on "Basic Paper Treatments for Printed Book Materials." This 2 1/2 hour presentation was a very ambitious undertaking, but she did a magnificent job.

Since these presentations and the synopses that later appeared in the GBW Newsletter, there has been some discussion. The presentations and these articles are not to be construed as a "how to" of basic paper conservation but rather as an introduction for those with interest but little experience. For the more experienced, they present the ...