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Copyright: 2011. The Objects Group Wiki pages are a publication of the Objects Specialty Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. The Objects Group Wiki pages are published for the members of the Objects Specialty Group. Publication does not endorse or recommend any treatments, methods, or techniques described herein.


Materials and technology[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Materials[edit | edit source]

Technology[edit | edit source]

Silvered Mirrors[edit | edit source]

Tin-Mercury Amalgam Mirrors[edit | edit source]

Identification[edit | edit source]

Deterioration[edit | edit source]

Conservation and care[edit | edit source]

This information is intended to be used by conservators, museum professionals, and members of the public for educational purposes only. It is not designed to substitute for the consultation of a trained conservator.

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Documentation[edit | edit source]

Preventive conservation[edit | edit source]

Interventive treatments[edit | edit source]

Cleaning[edit | edit source]

Stabilization[edit | edit source]

Structural treatments[edit | edit source]

Aesthetic reintegration[edit | edit source]

Surface treatments[edit | edit source]

Other treatments[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Further reading[edit | edit source]