Wednesday 17 April 2013

12.00 Registration (entrance hall Austrian National Library, Josefsplatz 1)

Registration is open from 12.00 to 16.00

14.00 Tours
Albertina: Conservation Department
Austrian National Library: Conservation Department
Academy of Fine Arts: School of Conservation
The House, Court and State Archives and the Federal Chancellery

19.00 Evening reception at Albertina

Thursday 18 April 2013

8.00 Registration

Welcome by Christa Hofmann, Austrian National Library, Conservation Department
Opening of the meeting by Johanna Rachinger, General Director of the Austrian National Library
Announcements ICOM-CC by Lieve Watteeuw, KU Leuven, Coordinator of the Working Group Graphic Documents

9.30 – 10.00
Keynote lecture: New trends in preservation in the digital age
Dianne Lee van der Reyden (Former Director for Preservation and current Visiting Scholar at the Library of Congress)



10.00 – 11.00

The conservation of the Albums of Duke Charles de Croÿ: Decisions leading to the consolidation and modified rehousing of miniatures on parchment in bound volumes
Uta Landwehr, Junko Sonderegger (Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria)

A 1763 illuminated Haggadah Manuscript: How ineffective past treatments resulted in an antioxidant research project, impacting current treatment decisions
Doris St-Jacques, Maria Bedynski, Lynn Curry, Season Tse (Library and Archives Canada, Quebec, Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa, Canada)

11.0011.30: Refreshments



11.30 – 13.00

The conservation of the Hussite Codex: Considerations on minimal intervention
Birgit Speta (Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria)

Books in Exhibitions: History in preparing, display and monitoring
Lieve Watteeuw (KU Leuven, Department of Art History; Illuminare, Research Centre for Medieval Art, Belgium)

Risk and safety of illuminated manuscripts with brittle paint layers: Can the digital scan substitute old manuscripts? Are old choices of conservation reversible?
Robert Fuchs (Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany)

13.00 – 14.00: Lunch



14.00 – 15.30

Quantitative X-ray fluorescence as a treatment decision-making tool for conservation of a 1513 hand-colored Ptolemy Geographia Atlas
Lynn B. Brostoff, Sylvia Albro and John Bertonaschi (Preservation Research and Testing Division, Conservation Division, Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA)

Verdigris I: Compromises in conservation
Christa Hofmann (Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria)

Verdigris 2: Scientific analysis to assist decision-making of conservation treatments
Kyujin Ahn (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria)

15.30 – 16.30: Refreshments

View of posters with the presenters



16.30 – 17.55

Integrated modelling: The demography of collections
Matija Strlic (Centre for Sustainable Heritage, University College London, UK)

Characterisation of historical paper- possibilities and limitations
Jana Kolar, Dušan Koleša, Gerrit de Bruin (MORANA RTD, Ivancna Gorica, Slovenia; Nationaal Archief, The Hague, The Netherlands)

Study of phytate chelating treatments used on iron gall ink damaged manuscripts
Véronique Rouchon, Eleonora Pellizzi, Maroussia Duranton (Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections, Muséum national d´histoire naturelle, Paris, France)


18.3019.30: ICOM-CC Working Group Meeting

19.30 – 20.30: Visit of the State Hall


Friday 19 April 2013



9.00 – 10.30

Practice and progress in the conservation, preservation and digitization of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Pnina Shor (Israel Antiquities Authority, Jerusalem, Israel)

The language of parchment - learning the history of manuscripts with the help of visual assessment of the parchment
Jiri Vnoucek (The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark)

The use of NIR Spectroscopy to investigate the condition of parchment
Paul Garside, Barry Knight (British Library, London, UK)

10.30 – 11.00: Refreshments



11.00 – 12.30

Color printing in 16-17th century Italian chiaroscuro woodcuts: Degradation, conservation issues and exhibition concerns
Linda Stiber Morenus (Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA)

A study of dyed endpapers during Islamic medieval times in Egypt: Purpose, materials and techniques
Hassan Ebeid (University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK)

Preservation of architectural drawings on translucent paper in Brazil: Conservation methods in public institutions
Aline Abreu Migon dos Santos (Federal University of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

12.30 – 13.30: Lunch



13.30 – 15.00

Removable loss integration in the re-treatment of Robert Delaunay's Three Graces, Study for "The City of Paris" at the Albertina, Vienna
Maike Schmidt (Studiengang Konservierung und Restaurierung von Graphik, Archiv- und Bibliotheksgut, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Germany)

Simple losses yet complicated fills - the evaluation of airbrush technique applied to filling losses using cellulose powders
Xing Kung Liao, Fei Wen Tsai (Tainan National University of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan)

Ronald by Franz West: Conservation of a three-dimensional and painted papier mâché object
Andreas Hartl (Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria)

15.00 - 15.30: Refreshments



15.30 – 17.00

Saving the large-scale cartoons by Le Brun: A mix of Eastern and Western conservation traditions within the Louvre
Valentine Dubard (Drawings and Prints Department, Louvre Museum, Paris, France)

To Remove or Retain? – extensive infills and reworking in a large-scale Japanese wall painting
Philip Meredith, Tanya Uyeda (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA)

The migration of hydroxy propyl cellulose during consolidation of a painted wallpaper from the Neues Museum Berlin: A case study using a fluorescent-labelled consolidant
Tilly Laaser, Karolina Soppa, Christoph Krekel (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Germany, Hochschule der Künste Bern, Konservierung und Restaurierung, Switzerland)

17.00 – 17.20: Closing of the conference


ICOM-CC Tagung
17. - 19. April 2013

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Josefsplatz 1
1015 Wien

last update 11.10.2013