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Non-invasive microanalyses on 19th-century daguerreotypes

In the framework of the DIAGNOSE project, an article titled “The Colors of the Butterfly Wings: Non-Invasive Microanalytical Studies of Hand-Coloring Materials in 19th-Century Daguerreotypes” has been published in the Heritage journal as part of the special issue “Colour Photography and Film: Analysis, Preservation, and Conservation of Analogue and Digital Materials“, curated by Marcello Picollo […]

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A HSG image used as a cover story in the Journal of Imaging

The research reporting on the prototype for the reflectance photoacoustic imaging applied for the first time in the Heritage Science field appears as the cover story of Journal of Imaging. The research reinforces the fruitful collaboration between the Heritage Science Group of CNR-INO and IESL-FORTH. The image is part of the article “Revealing Hidden Features […]

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Insight on “Meccatura”

Meccatura is a type of historical gilding technique, which consists in the application of a coloured varnish on burnished metal surfaces (silver or tin foil) with the aim to both imitate the golden surface and to protect the metal from tarnishing. Since the medieval period in Europe, it has been applied in paintings, carved wood altarpieces, […]

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Review: Reflectance Imaging Spectroscopy in Heritage Science

A comprehensive review focused on Reflectance Imaging Spectroscopy (RIS) applied in the field of Heritage Science The CNR-INO Heritage Science Group has recently published a comprehensive review focused on Reflectance Imaging Spectroscopy (RIS) applied in the field of Heritage Science in “La rivista del Nuovo Cimento della Società Italiana di Fisica”, edited by Springer Nature.By […]

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