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Currently a Conservation and Restoration Researcher at TECHN&ART / IPT), with a special interest on paper, inks and related materials. Working on the Creative Conservation Project. Paper Conservation Professor (2008-2019) at Instituto Politécnico de Tomar and Head of the Paper Conservation Laboratory (LCRDG).
September 1993 - July 1999
Escola Superior de Conservação e Restauro, Lisboa, Portugal
Field of study
- Paper Conservation
The sculptor Delfim Maya has a very vast work, dispersed within the family and national museums. The IPT’s Paper Conservation and Restoration Laboratory intervened in a set of drawings and caricatures belonging to one granddaughter, Maria José Maya, for three exhibitions within the framework of the 130 years’ artist's birth celebrations. The oeuvre...
Background: The Project Creative Conservation was developed at the Conservation and Restoration Laboratory / Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT) as a form to recover, preserve and show in a new way industrial remnants and derelicts, complying with well-defined criteria for collection and selection of those fragments. As a new concept, it needed to...
Background: The Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT), located in the center of Portugal, has created the Academy of Science, Art and Heritage for children aged eight to fourteen, during their vacations, since 2013, with the aim to educate, stimulate creativity and learning through observation, experimentation and construction, by making available a...
O papel perfurado é um material rígido muito usado como suporte de bordados na 2.ª metade do século XIX, mas muito pouco conhecido actualmente. Os casos de intervenção são raros e, por isso, apresenta-se aqui a intervenção de um exemplar bordado com missangas de vidro, de 1879, que se encontrava em mau estado de conservação. A intervenção foi compl...
Perforated cardboards were common and economic supports for embroidery in the Victorian Era. Despite their popularity, they had a brief life and are almost forgotten today. Different types of cardboard were chosen according to the materials and techniques to be applied. This article presents nineteenth century documentary sources on perforated card...
Delfim Maria de Sousa Maya (1886-1978) foi um artista autodidata português que deu inicio ao seu percurso artístico através do desenho e da pintura, mas que se destacou pela sua original escultura em folha de metal. A sua obra revela a sua ligação e interesse pela região do Ribatejo e pela temática taurina. As esculturas evidenciam a execução exími...
Award given by Project TRAMA.
The Art Nouveau gradual appearance in the Portuguese context it’s marked by the multidimensional artist Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, and by his audacious affirmation, as an avant-garde figure focused upon the industrial modernity, that is able to highlight some of the most original artistic solutions of his time. He manages to include in his production...
Preserving privately owned old photographs might be challenging. Being paper-based with a gelatine coating, with usually different length and width proportions, they suffer poor handling and improper housing. Easily damaged by being forgotten in the back of a chest of drawer, or even inside shoe boxes, they show problems as creases, folds, fracture...
Conservation and restoration of old paper Diplomas with seals.
The Foundation of the Morgado of Póvoa of Santa Iria, 1386, it is a parchment manuscript testifying the foundation of the Morgado of Póvoa of Santa Iria by the Canon of the Cathedral of Lisbon, D.Vicente Afonso, to his brother the knight Lourenço Afonso Valente. It belongs to the Town Council of Vila Franca de Xira, and was incorporated in the exhi...
A zincography is a planographic printing process in which the image to be reproduced (a drawing or a photograph) is recorded by means of a zinc plate through a photomechanical process, thus obtaining a zincograph. The zincograph “Our Lady of Fatima” is dated from 1922. Treated at the IPT Conservation Laboratory, belongs to a private collector. Prin...
A Urania nineteenth century toy theatre is nowadays a rare object to find. Created for the entertainment of children, this particular object is of German origin, edited by Jo-seph Scholz, one of the main creators of games and books for children at the time. It is a composite object, with wooden structure covered with marbled paper, tinted paper and...
Exemplo de conservação e restauro no Laboratório de CR de Documentos Gráficos do IPT no Workshop CONTRIBUTO dos LABORATÓRIOS do IPT para a QUALIFICAÇÃO e COMPETITIVIDADE.
Silva, C., Loureiro, L. Antunes, F.: Inpainting a Urania 19th Century Toy Theatre: Problems and solutions with mimetic and pointillism techniques applied on lithographed, watercoloured and marbled papers. Congresso Internacional RECH2 – 2nd International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural Heritage. Casa das Artes, Porto. Comissão Organizadora: Escola Artística e Profissional Árvore / Universidade Católica Portuguesa / CITAR.
Inpainting a Urania 19th Century Toy Theatre: Problems and solutions with mimetic and pointillism techniques applied on lithographed, watercoloured and marbled papers.
“Timecard, a work unit” — An art installation resulting from creative conservation project. IPT explored once again the concept of creative conservation, this time with a project that paid homage to factory work, by preserving a set of timecards from Tomar Spinning Factory, permanently closed since 1994. The Museu da Levada in Tomar, was the place...
TRIÃES, R., FALCÃO, C., LOUREIRO, L. (2013). Projecto Edifícios&Vestígios. Conservação Criativa in Moreira, I (Ed.), Edifícios e Vestígios, Projecto Ensaio sobre Espaços Pós-Industriais. (pp. 217-223). Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, Fundação Cidade de Guimarães. ISBN: 978-972-27-2207-0. Código INCM 1019534. Link: http://www.buildingsremnants.com/livro-book/
The intervention and exhibition was performed in the context of Buildings&Remnants Project, within Guimarães 2012 – Capital Europeia da Cultura. The aim was recover industrial remnants - metal, ceramics, paper, wood, plastic, rubber - without artistic or cultural a priori value, and preserve and divulge this industrial heritage and memory of factor...
A Associação dos Amigos da Sinagoga de Tomar, em conjunto com o IPT, recentemente resgatou o espólio da Sinagoga de Tomar. Devido ao mau estado de conservação do edifício, anexo à Sinagoga, onde se encontrava essa colecção, o estado dos objectos degradava-se muito rapidamente. Com o objectivo de contribuir para a preservação e divulgação desse conj...
Conservation and restoration work after a workshop mini-course in Azores Islands. Cooperation between a Polytechnic Institute and a private conservation enterprise.
The focus of this study is the identification of European machine-coated-paper components: fibres, pigments, dyes and adhesives. The aim is to find proper analytical procedures that will provide paper conservators with a methodological tool to better understand pigment-coated papers, and thus allow them to choose and apply the best possible conserv...
Hi, good morning, as a paper and book conservator, I have some knowledge about leather. In Portugal there is an history of producing it, specially in Alcanena.
I might help in this matter if you are interested.
Research, conservation and restoration of books from the Mafra National Palace Library. MA Thesis from IPT students. To search and collect information about paper watermarks from several centuries and provenances. Research on decorative end papers in books (marbled papers, papiers à la colle, etc.). Research on endbands, sewings and materials used.
To undestand different types of paper and cardboard boxes construction. To assess and analyse materials used and find the best conservation materials and techniques for each case. To gather historical information and uses about these kind of boxes.
Projects within the scope of the Paper Conservation Laboratory LCRDG work (during classes and external collaborations).