AN EVALUATION OF FOUR BARRIER-COATING AND EPOXY COMBINATIONS IN THE STRUCTURAL REPAIR OF WOODEN OBJECTS
LISA ELLIS, & ARLEN HEGINBOTHAM
SOURCES OF MATERIALSParaloid B-67, polyisobutyl methacrylate
Conservation Support Systems Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101Butvar B-98, polyvinyl butyral resin
Conservation Support Systems Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101Ciba Araldite AV 1253, Vantico Inc.
Conservation Support Systems Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101Paraloid B-72, copolymer of ethyl methacrylate and methylacrylate
Conservation Support Systems Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101Shell Mineral Spirits 135, slow evaporating, 15% aromatic content
Conservation Support Systems Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101Titebond Liquid Hide Glue
Franklin International Columbus, Ohio 43207
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LISA ELLIS is currently the Sherman Fairchild Fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The work described in this paper was conducted while she was a graduate intern in the Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation department at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She has graduate degrees in art history from the University of Toronto and art conservation from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has held internships at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Parks Canada, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology's Bodrum Laboratory in Turkey, and the Agora Excavations in Athens. Address: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Objects Conservation, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass. 02115; email@example.com
ARLEN HEGINBOTHAM is assistant conservator of decorative arts and sculpture at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California. Since taking an interest in art conservation in 1990, he has worked in several private furniture conservation studios, including most recently Robert Mussey Associates in Boston, Massachusetts. He has also held internships and technician positions at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He received his B.A. in East Asian studies from Stanford University in 1989 and his M.A. in art conservation from Buffalo State College in 1999. Address: Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation Department, J. Paul Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1000, Los Angeles, Calif. 90049-1687; firstname.lastname@example.org