EwaGlos - European Illustrated Glossary of Conservation Terms for Wall Paintings and Architectural Surfaces

(2015) EwaGlos - European Illustrated Glossary of Conservation Terms for Wall Paintings and Architectural Surfaces. Documentation. Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg, Germany, 448p. ISBN 978-3-7319-0260-7. [Book]

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Abstract (in English)

EwaGlos, which has been developed in eleven languages, highlights the crucial role that professionally developed multilingual vocabularies play in international preservation campaigns. The illustrated glossary stresses the importance of common language in the conservation field, and the role that international cooperation plays in creating this common terminology. The core of the glossary comprises approximately 200 definitions of terms frequently used in specifications in the field of conservation-restoration of wall paintings and architectural surfaces. The prefaces of the book introduce professionals, students and decision-makers to complex issues encountered in the development, and use, of such terminologies. The book concludes with an extensive bibliography in this specialized field.

Item Type: Book (Documentation)
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Weyer, Angela
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Roig Picazo, Pilar
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Pop, Daniel
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Cassar, JoAnn
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Özköse, Aysun
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Vallet, Jean-Marc
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Srša, Ivan
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Languages: Bulgarian, Croatian, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish
Keywords: Conservation of cultural heritage; conservation of wall paintings; terminology; glossaries; definitions; concepts; theory of conservation; international cooperation; restoration of wall paintings; crafts; interventions; Surface Design; Deterioration factors; Documentation; Preventive Conservation
Subjects: A. THEORETICAL AND GENERAL ASPECTS > 02. Concept and definition
A. THEORETICAL AND GENERAL ASPECTS > 12. Theory of conservation
A. THEORETICAL AND GENERAL ASPECTS > 12bis. Theory of restoration
C. ARCHITECTURE > 08. Wall paintings
F. SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 25. Heritage documentation
G. DETERIORATION > 02. Causes of deterioration
Volume: 17
Number of Pages: 448
ISBN: 978-3-7319-0260-7
Depositing User: ICOMOS DocCentre
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2016 15:54
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2016 15:54
URI: https://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1706

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