JAIC 1992, Volume 31, Number 1, Article 14 (pp. 117 to 138)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1992, Volume 31, Number 1, Article 14 (pp. 117 to 138)

RECENT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN PAPER CONSERVATION

DIANNE VAN DER REYDEN


ABSTRACT—Scientific research in paper conservation since 1988 is discussed and summarized. Research on chemical, physical, and optical properties of paper and on the aging of paper is outlined. A synopsis is given of recent findings in paper conservation concerned with washing, bleaching, solvents, enzymes, and sizing.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. PAPER PROPERTIES
3. AGING OF PAPER
4. CONSERVATION TREATMENTS
5. CONCLUSION
a: References , Author Information
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