Academic thesis

Lea Hübner: Worlds of paper - cultural significance, materials and storage of paper theaters using the example of the Museum of Hamburg History Back
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Paper theaters are stored in a variety of packaging, which are categorized and considered from different aspects in this work.

In the boxes, the components are stored in a disorderly manner. This storage endangers the objects.
Abstract: Paper theaters are small three-dimensional stages made from paper that represent the bourgeoisie in the 19th century, symbolizing their retreat into the private sphere, their enthusiasm for theater, their family image and technical change. This bachelor thesis represents the relevance and the challenges concerning the preservation of paper theaters on the basis of the paper theater collection of the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte (museum of hamburg history). It is focused on the preservation and packaging concerning the worlds of paper. On the basis of a variety of random samples, the collection of the Museum of Hamburg History will be examined in regard to storage and materials. After also categorizing, the packaging will be evaluated according to conservation aspects. Based on this information, a concrete packaging concept will be presented, and, at the same time, the limitations of this concept will be shown.


Keywords: Paper theater, toy theater, toys, packaging, preventive conservation, combination of materials, theater enthusiasm, costume sheets.
In addition, the combination of materials presents a special challenge for preservation.
  • academic institution: HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Hildesheim/ Holzminden/Göttingen
  • kind of theses:  Bachelorarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Tiziana Caianiello
  • assistant Tutor:  Dipl. Rest. Barbara Rittmeier
  • date:  2023
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  80
  • pictures:  42
Lea Hübner
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