An investigation into the properties of isinglass

Foskett, S. (1994) An investigation into the properties of isinglass. SSCR Journal, 5(4), pp. 11-14.

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Abstract

A report on a study of the properties of isinglass, a gelatine product derived from fish swim bladders, and its conservation applications. A survey was undertaken to establish current methods of preparation and techniques for use. The chemistry of isinglass was reviewed. Experimental work was carried out to determine the effect of different types of isinglass and the effect of different methods of preparation. This article is based on work carried out as part of the postgraduate Diploma in Textile Conservation, Textile Conservation Centre/Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. -- AATA

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:isinglass, consolidants
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Foskett, Ms Sarah
Authors: Foskett, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Journal Name:SSCR Journal
Journal Abbr.:SSCR
Publisher:Scottish Society for Conservation and Restoration
ISSN:0959-2369

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