UHVHPPBP34 Conservation and Restoration I

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Ing. Mgr. Hana Rajhelová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Mgr. Hana Rajhelová
Institute of Historical Sciences - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Prerequisites
TYP_STUDIA ( B )
Student must submit current medical certificate of his medical fitness for work in the laboratory of conservation center, where he works and manipulates with chemicals (acids, bases, volatile substances etc.)and uses chemical-physical instruments.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is a thorough acquaintance of students with the issues of conservation and restoration of museum collection items made of ferrous and non-ferrous metals (iron, copper, tin, lead, zinc, silver, gold and aluminum). Attention will also be paid to the protection of metal archaeological finds. Methods, research, preventive and remediation conservation and restoration of metal artifacts will be discussed. Students apply theoretical knowledge in practical exercises and seminar papers.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the course will be able to theoretically design and practically perform: - intervention documentation - survey of metal objects - draw up a proposal for intervention - cleaning of basic conservation and restoration of metal objects - storage of treated objects with emphasis on the principles of preventive conservation
Syllabus
  • 1. Metals - general introduction. 2. Methods of metal exploration 3. Degradation of metals. 4. Properties, degradation and principles of conservation and restoration of ferrous objects. 5. Principles of conservation and restoration of iron objects. 6. Properties, degradation and principles of conservation and restoration of objects made of copper alloys. 7. Principles of conservation and restoration of objects made of copper alloys. 8. Properties, degradation and principles of conservation and restoration of silver. 9. Properties, degradation and principles of lead conservation and restoration. 10. Properties, degradation and principles of tin conservation and restoration. 11. Properties, degradation and principles of zinc conservation and restoration. 12. Properties, degradation and principles of conservation and restoration of gold. 13. Properties, degradation and principles of conservation and restoration of aluminum and other light metals.
Literature
    required literature
  • Kolektiv autorů. Konzervování a restaurování kovů. Ochrana předmětů kulturního dědictví z kovů a jejich slitin. Brno, 2011. info
    recommended literature
  • " SCOTT, DAVID A. a kol:. Ancient and historic Metals. info
  • " SCOTT, DAVID A. a kol:. Iron and Steel in Art. info
  • " PERLÍK, DUŠAN:. Povrchové úpravy kovových archeologických nálezů - "tipy a triky, aneb jak na to". In: Povrchové úpravy kovů. info
  • APPLEBAUM, B. Conservation treatment metodology. Amsterdam, 2007. info
  • MIDDLETON, A. - LANG, J. Radiography of Cultural Material. Oxford, 2005. info
  • SELWYN, L. Metals and Corrosion (A Handbookk for the Conservation Profesional). Ottawa, 2004. info
  • Kolektiv autorů. Sborník z workshopu Stabilizace železných archeologických nálezů konaného ve dnech 4.-5.11.2002 v Technickém muzeu v Brně. Brno, 2003. info
  • SCOTT, D.A. Copper and Bronze in Art. Los Angeles, 2002. info
  • ODEGAARD, N. - SCOTT, C. - ZIMMT, W. S. Material characterization tests for objects of art and archaeology. Archetype Publications London, 2000. info
    not specified
  • USTOUHAL, V. Kovy a slitiny. Brno, 1992. info
Teaching methods
- frontal teaching - lab exercise - seminar work
Assessment methods
Written exam. Attendance at seminars (80%), submission of protocols from practical exercises, seminar work.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2021.
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