chapter  8
20 Pages

Applications of radiography in conservation

WithFleur Shearman, Simon Dove

The last few decades have seen a growth in the use of radiography for the examination of antiquities and works of art. The particular aspect explored here is the application of radiography in the field of heritage conservation and some common uses for the objects conservator are outlined. The application of radiography to works of art on paper and in the conservation of paintings on canvas, wood and other media are discussed in Chapters 5 and 6.