JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 3, Article 6 (pp. 457 to 462)
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JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 3, Article 6 (pp. 457 to 462)

THE DE-ELECTRIFICATION AND RE-ELECTRIFICATION OF HISTORIC LIGHTING FIXTURES AT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM

BEVERLY N. PERKINS




REFERENCES

Agate Lacquer Co. 1986. Material safety data sheet NPCA 1–84. March 20. Long Island City, N. Y.

Heller, D.1983. The coating of metal objects at Winterthur. AIC preprints, American Institute for Conservation 11th Annual Meeting, Baltimore. Washington, D. C.:AIC. 57–64.

Lamden, F. J., and A.Kirschner. 1995. Museum lighting retrospective report. Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.

Reedy, C. L., R. A.Corbett, D. L.Long, R. E.Tatnall, and B. D.Krantz. 1998. Evaluation of three protective coatings for indoor silver artifacts. Objects Specialty Group postprints, American Institute for Conservation 27th Annual Meeting, St. Louis. Washington, D. C.:AIC. 6:41–69

UL. 2002. Portable electric lamp stability test, Standard 153. March 25. Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, Ill.

Winterthur Museum Analytical Laboratory. 1996. Compositional information report request 3619. May 23. Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.

Winterthur Museum Analytical Laboratory. 1997. Compositional information report request 3703. March 27. Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Del.



SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Electric candles

Elcanco, Ltd. P.O. Box 682 Westford, Mass. 01886

Lacquer coating for metals

Agate Lacquer Co. 11-13 43d Rd. Long Island City, N.Y. 11101

Heat-shrink tubing, EP 301

3M Co. 6801 River Place Blvd. Austin, Tex. 78726-9000

Desoldering tool and equipment

PACE, Inc. 9893 Brewers Court Laurel, Md. 29723

Paraloid B-72

Rohm and Haas Co. Independence Mall West Philadelphia, Pa. 19105


AUTHOR INFORMATION

BEVERLY N. PERKINS holds an M.A., certificate of advanced study (C.A.S.) in conservation from Buffalo State College and an M.A. in art history from the University of Chicago. She is a fellow and former board member of AIC and Western Association for Art Conservation (WAAC). She is currently at the Balboa Art Conservation Center as the National Endowment for the Humanities–funded regional field service officer for the Western Region. Address: 37224 Huckaby Lane, Murrieta, Calif. 92562


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