A review of 190 years of literature on copper and its alloys. It integrates information on pigments, corrosion and minerals, and discusses environmental conditions, conservation methods, ancient and historical technologies, and the use of corrosion materials as pigments. There are four appendices which deal with important collateral information.About the Author:
David Scott is a senior scientist at the Getty Conservation Institute. He has two previous publications on ancient and historic metals and has contributed more than sixty papers to conservation and scientific journals.
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Descripción Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0892366389
Descripción J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 534 pages. 10.00x7.50x1.50 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0892366389
Descripción Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110892366389
Descripción Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Pigments, corrosion products, and minerals are usually considered separately, either as painting materials or as the deterioration products of metals, even though they are often the same compounds. This 190-year review of the literature on copper and its alloys integrates that information across a broad spectrum of interests that are all too frequently compartmentalized. The author discusses the various environmental conditions to which copper alloy objects may be exposed-including burial, outdoor, and indoor museum environments-and the methods used to conserve them. The book also includes information on ancient and historical technologies, the nature of patina as it pertains to copper and bronze, and the use of copper corrosion materials as pigments. Chapters are organized primarily by chemical corrosion products and include topics such as early technologies, copper chlorides and bronze disease, the chemistry and history of turquoise, Egyptian blue and other synthetic copper silicates, the organic salts of copper in bronze corrosion, and aspects of bronze patinas. A detailed survey of conservation treatments for bronze objects is also provided. Four appendixes cover copper and bronze chemistry, replication experiments for early pigment recipes, a list of copper minerals and corrosion products, and X-ray diffraction studies. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0892366389
Descripción Getty Conservation Institute, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0892366389