Paper conservator Antonio Mirabile (AM) and a team of scientists from CSGI in Florence (Project partner and Project leader respectively) spent the last three years researching and developing new strategies to address the issue of pressure sensitive tapes removal from paper artifacts. Some of the outcomes of are now available through some publications and were presented by Antonio Mirabile through a two-day training course held at Tate Britain on 30 April and 1 May 2018. The course was structured to provide theoretical information in the morning, with a practical session in the afternoon. The first day focussed on an overview of PSTs, including their history and development, and their degradation over time.
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