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Christina Meier-Wolff: Mold on paper - A common task for natural science and conservation. State of research, treatment methods, detection and evaluation from conservators point of view. Back
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Abstract: Apart from the biological bases for reproduction, growth conditions, degradation mechanisms, metabolic processes and discolorations of mold by selected examples, also simple detection and evaluation possibilities as well as the most usual treatment forms on paper are pointed out. Mass and single applications are confronted to simple application with bleaching, alcohol, chloro –m- cresol, clotrimazol (azoles) and parabens - their fungicides effect and also their effects on the paper.In a flow chart important behaviors in disaster and handling with contaminated objects and are pointed out.


Keywords: Mold, fungi, paper conservation, foxing, degradation, bleaching, alcohol, azoles, parabens
  • academic institution: HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Karin Petersen
  • assistant Tutor:  Dipl.-Rest. Martin Roßbacher
  • date:  2004
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  336
  • pictures:  112
Christina Meier-Wolff
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