Restoration of a work on paper by implementing and adapting Japanese materials and methods. Case Study: Restoration of the Sinú River map
Palabras clave:support, graphic technique, conservation, restoration, processing
In this article, the restoration process of a work of art on paper is described, it is part of the historical map library belonging to the Archivo General de la Nación of Colombia (AGN). Processes carried out by the Grupo de Conservación y Restauración del Patrimonio Documental through the implementation and adaptation of the techniques and materials that are the result of the knowledge gained in the International Course on Paper Conservation in Latin America: Meeting East, in which the AGN had the chance to participate in 2016. The knowledge, instructions, and teachings learned in the mentioned course have been shared and put into practice by the entity’s work team, this has allowed us to reinforce our knowledge in favor of the Colombian documental heritage conservation. At the AGN, we have been optimizing the traditional processes on the conservation of graphic and documentary heritage through new techniques and materials, being more aware of our work and with the application of efficient treatments. These aspects have helped with resources management and treatments times.
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