CYCLODODECANE: TECHNICAL NOTE ON SOME USES IN PAPER AND OBJECTS CONSERVATION
IRENE BRÜCKLE, JONATHAN THORNTON, KIMBERLY NICHOLS, & GERRI STRICKLER
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SOURCES OF MATERIALSParaloid B-72
Rohm & Haas, Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19105Cyclododecane
Kremer Pigments, Inc., 228 Elizabeth St., New York, NY 10012“DRAFT” stamp
Sanford POM¯ Stamper, #00224, manufactured in JapanElectric wax melting pen (Kistka)
Used for decorating Ukranian Easter, eggs; order aperture nos. 0, 1, 2, Delta Ukranian Enterprise, 2242 West Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60622gum arabic
Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, hypodermic needle (27 G 1/2), B-D Safety Loc Syringe with precision, glide needle (0.4mm × 12mm), # 305553 or W 12639, Becton Dickinson and Co., Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417–1884methylcellulose A4M
Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MIpolyvinyl alcohol (low molecular weight)
Conservator's Emporium, 100 Standing Rock Circle, Reno, NV 89511Aquazol
Conservator's Emporium, 100 Standing Rock Circle, Reno, NV 89511
IRENE BRÜCKLE holds an M.A. in art history from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is pursuing a Ph.D. in comparative literature there. She is an associate professor in the Art Conservation Department at the State University College at Buffalo, where she has taught since 1994. She received her paper conservation and bookbinding training in Germany. Address: Art Conservation Department, RH 230, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, N.Y. 14222. firstname.lastname@example.org
JONATHAN THORNTON received his M.A. and certificate of advanced study from the State University College at Oneonta, New York (Cooperstown Graduate Program in Conservation) after an earlier career as an independent craftsman. He is a professor in the Art Conservation Department of the State University College at Buffalo, where he has taught the conservation of objects since 1980. Address as for Brückle.
KIMBERLY NICHOLS is a third-year student in paper conservation in the Art Conservation Department, State University College at Buffalo. She received her B.A. from Newcomb College, Tulane University, in art history. She worked at the Art Institute of Chicago, at Graphic Conservation in Chicago, and at the Library of Congress. She is spending her third-year internship at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Address as for Brückle.
GERRI STRICKLER is a third-year student in objects conservation in the Art Conservation Department, State University College at Buffalo. She received her B.A. from the University of Delaware in art conservation and worked at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe. She is spending her third-year internship at the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Address as for Brückle.