BPG Iron Gall Ink

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This page is an attempt to coalesce the information on iron gall ink that is scattered throughout several pages of the Wiki, and also to provide an annotated bibliography on the topic.

See also: Iron Gall Ink Image Gallery

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BPG Iron Gall Ink. 2022. Book and Paper Group Wiki. American Institute for Conservation (AIC). Accessed October 4, 2022. https://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/BPG_Iron_Gall_Ink

Examination and Testing[edit | edit source]

See also: Media Problems § Ink

Neevel 2004

Havermans et al 2003

X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Iron Gall Inks, Pencils and Coloured Crayons Oliver Hahn, Birgit Kanngießer and Wolfgang Malzer Vol. 50, No. 1 (2005), pp. 23-32 Studies in Conservation © 2005 Taylor & Francis, Ltd.

Local Repair[edit | edit source]

See also: Consolidation, Fixing, and Facing

Washing[edit | edit source]

See also: Washing § Physical or Chemical Sensitivity of Media

Phytate Treatment[edit | edit source]

See also: Chelating Agents

Neevel. Phytate: a potential conservation agent for the treatment of ink corrosion caused by iron gall inks. Restaurator 16

Storage, Housing, and Exhibition[edit | edit source]

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