History Is Investigation: An Introduction to Historic Finish Analysis

From JPCL, June 2017

By ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

In the world of historic preservation, paint analysis is frequently used to identify the original colors and media used in order to maintain historical accuracy, proper restoration and ongoing preservation. This feature looks at various investigative techniques, as well as examples where this process was used in restoration projects....


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Tagged categories: Allen Zielnik; Architectural coatings; Architectural history; Chemical stripping; Coating chemistry; Color matching; Color selection; Historic Preservation; Historic Structures; Laboratory testing; Maintenance + Renovation; Microscopy; Paint analysis; Paint Exposures; Paint Removal; Preservation; Renovation; Restoration; Site/field testing

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (7/10/2017, 8:21 AM)

Nice article - one technical comment: That final photo appears to be more like 30x than 3x.


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