JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 2, Article 5 (pp. 237 to 244)
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JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 2, Article 5 (pp. 237 to 244)

ADHESIVE REPLACEMENT: POTENTIAL NEW TREATMENT FOR STABILIZATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL CERAMICS

MICHAELA NEIRO




REFERENCES

Bischoff, J.2002. Personal communication. Conservation Science Laboratory, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry, W. Va.

Buys, S., and V.Oakley. 1993. Conservation and restoration of ceramics. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Down, J., M. A.MacDonald, J. Tétreault, and R. S.Williams. 1996. Adhesive testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute: An evaluation of selected poly(vinyl acetate) and acrylic adhesives. Studies in Conservation41(1):19–44.

Horie, C. V.1987. Materials for conservation. London: Butterworths.

Koob, S. P.1982. The instability of cellulose nitrate adhesives. Conservator6:31–34.

Koob, S. P.1986. The use of Paraloid B-72 as an adhesive: Its application for archaeological ceramics and other materials. Studies in Conservation31:7–14.

National Park Service. 2000. FY2000 Collection Management Reports, Museum Management Program, Washington, D.C. Harper's Ferry, W. Va.: National Park Service.

Selwitz, C.1988. Cellulose nitrate in conservation. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.



FURTHER READING

Shashoua, Y., S. M.Bradley, and V. D.Daniels. 1992. Degradation of cellulose nitrate adhesive. Studies in Conservation37(2):113–19.



SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Paraloid B-72

Talas 568 Broadway New York, N.Y. 10012 (212) 219-0770 www.talasonline.com

Chemicals (acetone and ethanol)

Sigma-Aldrich, Inc. 1001 W. St. Paul Ave. Milwaukee, Wis. 53233 (800) 325-3010 www.sigma-aldrich.com

Absorbant Sanitary Bulk Cotton

Fisher Scientific 4500 Turnberry Dr. Hanover Park, Il. 60103 (630) 259-1200 (800) 772-6733 www.fishersci.com


AUTHOR INFORMATION

MICHAELA NEIRO is assistant conservator at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. She received her master's degree in objects conservation from Buffalo State College in 2000. She continues to pursue treatments and research on both organic and inorganic objects. Address: SPNEA, 151 Essex St., Haverhill, Mass. 01832


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