Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

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by Lesley Durbin
     
 

Providing hands-on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide to the care of historic tile schemes in architectural settings. It offers practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are… See more details below

Overview

Providing hands-on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide to the care of historic tile schemes in architectural settings. It offers practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive international case studies, set against a background of the role of past architects and designers in historic schemes. The scope of the book encompasses Medieval, Delft, Victorian and early twentieth century tiles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750658324
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Looking at tile schemes1
2Tile making - past and present16
3Mortar and construction methods used in historic tile schemes55
4Principals of conservation for architectural tile schemes83
5Methods of conservation95
6Tools, products, and health and safety151
7Case studies156

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