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Restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina by Henry W. Nichols

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bronzes -- Conservation and restoration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Henry W. Nichols ... foreword by Berthold Laufer ... Oliver C. Farrington ... editor.
SeriesField musem of natural history ... Museum technique series., no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH61 .F5 no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6751145M
LC Control Number30032045
OCLC/WorldCa6235616

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nichols, Henry W. (Henry Windsor), b. Restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina. Foreword -- Restoration of Ancient Bronzes and Cure of Malignant Patina: Apparatus Used at Field Museum -- Treatment -- Cleaning Treated Specimens and Preparing Them for Exhibition -- Malignant Patina -- Index. Restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina / By. Nichols, Henry W. (Henry Windsor), Laufer, Berthold, Cited by: 5. Berthold Laufer RESTORATION OF ANCIENT BRONZES AND CURE OF MALIGNANT PATINA BY HENRY W. NICHOLS The Fink electrochemical process for the restoration of ancient bronzes has been in regular use at Field Museum for more than five years.

Restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina / By Henry W. (Henry Windsor) Nichols, Oliver C. (Oliver Cummings) Farrington and .   Restoration of Ancient Bronzes and Cure of Malignant Patina, Field Museum of Natural History, Museum Technique Series No. 3, Cited by: 2. Another ancient bronze that has been known since ancient times is the famous "Thorn Picker" - "the Spinario" from Rome. You can see it above on the right. It still has it's original patina, the surface is natural, the result of people touching it over the years. Although ancient coins were not generally as dense as modern coins, due to the difference in materials and the force applied, they rarely disolve into dust. "Zapping", (which is a real misnomer), or electrolytic cleaning has been hailed as a cure for bronze disease.

Restoration of ancient bronzes and cure of malignant patina / by Henry W. Nichols -- foreword by Berthold Laufer -- Oliver C. Farrington -- by: 1. The techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for practitioners and all those involved in sculpture Cited by: Restoration of Ancient Bronzes and Cure of Malignat Patina - Henry W. Nicholas. Removing of corrosion with help of elektro-chemical methods. Describing equipment, chemical recipes, and working procedures. 12 pictures in text. English Language. Adobe PDF - 60 pages - 2,1 MB. restoration of ancient bronze statues which measure about 4 feet in height. Thus these bronzes are much larger than the ones ever treated elsewhere. The process has also been successfully adopted for the restoration of. inscribed and heavily corroded copper-plates, probably for the first time.