JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 127 to 141)
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JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 127 to 141)

ULTRASONIC MISTING. PART 2, TREATMENT APPLICATIONS

CAROLE DIGNARD, ROBYN DOUGLAS, SHERRY GUILD, ANNE MAHEUX, & WANDA McWILLIAMS




SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Ultrasonic humidifier,

local hardware and drug stores

C-Flex platinum-cured silicone tubing, clear flexible PVC tubing, low-density polyethylene bottle, high-density polyethylene reducer-connectors, T-piece, plastic suppliers such as:

Cole-Parmer Instrument, Vernon Hills, Ill. 60061

Small screw-down hose clamp scientific supply houses such as:

Fisher Scientific, 112 Colonnade Rd., Nepean, Ontario K2E 7L6, Canada



REFERENCES

Barclay, R.1995. Personal communication. Canadian Conservation Institute, 1030 Innes Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Bérubé, G., and M.Segal. 1996. Personal communication. Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec, Canada.

Boyer, C.1995. Personal communication. Parks Canada, Historic Resource Conservation–Atlantic Region, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Browning, B.L.1977. Analysis of paper. New York: Marcel Dekker. 90–91.

Day, C.1995. Personal communication. Parks Canada, Historic Resource Conservation–Atlantic Region, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dicus, D.1994. Personal communication. Canadian Conservation Institute, 1030 Innes Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Guild, S., R.Douglas, and W.McWilliams. 1994. Use of the ultrasonic mister in paper conservation. Paper presented at the International Institute for Conservation–Canadian Group 20th Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hill, G.1995. Personal communication. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Humphrey, D.1995. Care and consolidation of four Melanesian carved ceremonial figures by ultrasonic mist. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Maheux, A., and W.McWilliams. 1995. The use of the ultrasonic mister for the consolidation of a flaking gouache painting on paper. Book and Paper Group annual14. Washington, D.C.:AIC. 19–25.

McWilliams, W.1994. Personal communication. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Michalski, S., and C.Dignard. 1997. Ultrasonic misting. Part 1, Experiments on appearance change and improvement in bonding. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation36:109–26.

Michalski, S., C.Dignard, L.van Handel, and D.Arnold. Forthcoming. Ultrasonic mister: Application to consolidation treatments of powdery paint on wooden artifacts. In Painted wood: History and conservation. Proceedings of the symposium in Williamsburg, Va., September 11–14, 1994.

Ruggles, A.1995. Personal communication. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Weidner, M. K.1993. Treatment of water-sensitive and friable media using suction and ultrasonic mist. Book and Paper Group annual12. Washington, D.C.:AIC. 75–84.

Williams, S.1995. Analysis of C-Flex tubing. Conservation processes research report577. Ottawa: Canadian Conservation Institute.


AUTHOR INFORMATION

CAROLE DIGNARD graduated from the University of Ottawa with a B.Sc. in physics and Italian in 1981 and an honors B.A. in classical studies in 1983. She received a master's degree in art conservation from Queen's University in 1986, specializing in objects. In 1987, she was a J. Paul Getty Fellow at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Harvard University. She has been working in the ethnology/objects section of the Canadian Conservation Institute since 1988. Address: Canadian Conservation Institute, 1030 Innes Rd., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M5, Canada.

ROBYN DOUGLAS graduated from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, with a master's degree in art conservation in 1992. She completed fellowships at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and at the Canadian Conservation Institute. Currently she is the paper conservator at the Glenbow Museum. Address: Glenbow Museum, 130 9th Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0A5, Canada.

SHERRY GUILD graduated from the art conservation techniques program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario, in 1984. Since that time she has worked in the Works on Paper Laboratory at the Canadian Conservation Institute. Address: Canadian Conservation Institute, 1030 Innes Rd., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M5, Canada.

ANNE F. MAHEUX graduated from the University of Guelph, Ontario, in 1979 with an honors B.A. in fine art and received a master's in art conservation from Queen's University in 1981. She received a certificate in the conservation of works on paper, Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, in 1982. She has been working as a conservator of graphic art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, since 1982. She was made a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome in 1996. Address: National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr., P.O. Box 427, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9N4, Canada.

WANDA McWILLIAMS graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, Ontario, in 1982 and from the art conservation techniques program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario, in 1986. She was a Fellow at the Canadian Conservation Institute in 1987 and a Getty intern at the National Gallery of Canada in 1995. Currently she is a paper conservator in private practice in Ottawa. Address: P.O. Box 6, Navan, Ontario, K4B 1J3, Canada.


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