JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 69 to 76)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 69 to 76)

YELLOWING AND BLEACHING OF PAINT FILMS

Henry W. Levison


ABSTRACT—Experiments are described, demonstrating that exposure to daylight will bleach out dark-induced yellowing from drying oils in paint films, and that the degree of darkening and its susceptibility to bleaching is not a function of the age of the paint film or previous darkening and bleaching cycles. Three different drying oils and also acrylic emulsion mediums were tested.

Article Sections:

1. PREPARATION OF TEST SPECIMENS
2. DISCUSSION
3. CONCLUSION
a: References
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Copyright 1985 American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works