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Material characterisation of William Burges’ Great Bookcase within the disruption of a global pandemic

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This contribution presents the results of a technical investigation on the pigments of William Burges’ Great Bookcase (1859–62), preserved at the Ashmolean Museum. It is the first thorough material investigation of a remarkable piece of Gothic Revival painted furniture, notably an artwork by Burges, whose work has so far received little attention from a technical point of view. This study was developed during the Covid-19 pandemic, which significantly affecte...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00393630.2022.2153463

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7109-6730
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Studies in Conservation More from this journal
Publication date:
2022-12-06
Acceptance date:
2022-11-27
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EISSN:
2047-0584
ISSN:
0039-3630
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1312300
Local pid:
pubs:1312300
Deposit date:
2022-12-08

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