(The vacuum hot-table in the) Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore

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Publication Type:

Journal Article

Authors:

Packard, Elisabeth; Michaels, Peter;

Source:

Studies in conservation, Volume 5, Number 1, p.20-22 (1960)

Keywords:

conservation, hot table, lining (process), paintings, vacuum

Abstract:

The tabletop is of aluminium alloy. The connection to the vacuum pump is in the latex membrane. "Thermo-papers" (see IIC Abstracts 1739) can be used to check temperatures on the table surface. A special relining stretcher is described. Garry Thomson