Restoration of sports posters

(castellano / català)

  • Owner: Barcelona Municipal Archive (Sants-Montjuïc District).
  • Artefact: Two large scale lithographic posters about the Catalonia Cycling Tour from Sants Sports Club.   Signed by Ricardo AiA the one from 1941 and by Pallarès the one from 1942). Also some other smaller posters and a printed brochure about the Tour.
  • Damages: Tears, fibre weakening, oxidation, gaps.
  • Intervention: Cleaning, deacidification, consolidation (sizing, lining), flattening, inpainting.
  • Exhibited at: “La volta Ciclista a Catalunya”. C. Creu Coberta, 104. Barcelona (Mo.-Fr. from 10h to 19h, free entrance).

Don’t forget to take a look at the blog post where the restoration is explained in detail, video included!

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