Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration

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Routledge, May 16, 2012 - Antiques & Collectibles - 240 pages
Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide.

Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies, against a background of the role of past architects and designers in historic schemes.
 

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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
Bibliography and references
197
Appendix
200
Index
201
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