Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

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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.

Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.

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Praise for the previous edition:

"...broad and far reaching, beyond what the title implies... thorough in approach." The Tile Heritage of America E-news

"clearly an important resource for any tile conservator." Glazed Expressions

"The author has well over 30 years of direct experience in the field and the new book is an excellent way of distilling and disseminating that experience. There have been advances in techniques over the past decade which can now be assessed and brought to a wider public." Tony Herbert, TACA News & Views

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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)

Meet the Author

Lesley Durbin is Senior Conservator at the Jackfield Conservation Studio, UK. She has over thirty years’ experience of the conservation of architectural ceramics.

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Table of Contents

1 Looking at tile schemes 1
2 Tile making - past and present 16
3 Mortar and construction methods used in historic tile schemes 55
4 Principals of conservation for architectural tile schemes 83
5 Methods of conservation 95
6 Tools, products, and health and safety 151
7 Case studies 156
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