Owner: Private collection. Object: Semi limp vellum binding. 17th-18th century. Damages: Parchment loss on the spine, locks were lost too. Some synthethic glue adhered in the front cover, under the parchment tears. Structural damages Conservation treatment: Repair of the structural … Continue reading
Course title: Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation Recipient: National Records & Archives Authority (Masqat, OMAN) Project: Custom-made workshop on the demanded topics. Dates: 22-26 August 2016. Teachers: Rita Udina, Márk Somogyi, Jordi Mestre. Program: See complete data here.
Owner: Private collection Object: Laminated historical manuscript related to the trams strike in Barcelona in 1951. Damages: Failure of the plasticizing process with severe damage: folds that have been melted to each other in some spots (preventing the document from … Continue reading
Owner: Private collection. Object: Two lithographic posters with communist propaganda, dating 1959. Damages: Severe folds, tape reinforcings at the back, tears, dirt, slight cockling, paper losses. Conservation treatment: Dry cleaninng, tape removal, wet cleaning and deacidification, consolidation (tears mending, gaps infilling, lining), flattening and … Continue reading
Owner: Private collector. Object: The Disasters of War (“Los desastres de la guerra”), series of 80 prints, dated between 1810 and 1820. They belong to the 1863 first printed edition. Author: Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828). Damages: Slight discolouration on the edges, … Continue reading
Owner: Sant Martí Sarroca council (Barcelona, Spain). Object: Manuscripted codex, with parchment sheets and wooden boards covered with leather. 16th century score with gregorian songs from the chapel Sant Pere ad Vincula of the Vernet tower. Damages: Mold, woodworm and rat losses, mutilation, … Continue reading
Owner: Diputació de Barcelona. Object: Archive holdings damaged by mould. Damages: Losses and stains due to mold and insects. Cockling, stains, dirt. Conservation treatment: Mold treatment, cleaning, consolidation of damaged areas. Re-binding of the damaged books
Owner: Private collection. Artefacts: Printed poster Barbarella Queen of the Galaxy, 105 x 68 cm (1968); and a large scale lithographic poster À bout de souffle… (160 x 120 cm),1960.
(català / castellano) Owner: Documentary Holding and Collections Joaquín Rubio SD. Artefact: Large scale lithographic poster (127 x 72 cm), 1910.
(castellano / català) Owner: INSPAI, Image Centre (Girona Provincial Council). Object: Ancient books.
(castellano / català) Owner: Barcelona Municipal Archive (Sants-Montjuïc District). Artefact: Two large scale lithographic posters about the Catalonia Cycling Tour from Sants Sports Club.
Date: 7th october 2014. Place: Nationaal Archive (Den Haag, Netherlands).
Owner: Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (CoAC). Object: Dibuixos a llapis i aquarel·la del monestir romànic de Sant Pere de Roda, fets per l’arquitecte Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1905).
Owner: Documentation Centre of the Orfeó Català – Palau de la Música (Barcelona). Artefact: Manuscripted score on iron-gall ink and laid paper. Renaissance binding on reversed leather and cotton locks. 1643.
Beneficiari: Arxiu Municipal de Barcelona (Districte Sants-Montjuïc). Objecte: Fons documental de Manufacturas Serra i Balet. s.XX. Conté impresos, manuscrits, fulls ciclostilats, plànols en tela…