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Looking at tile schemes
Medieval pavements
Delftware interiors
Tile making – past and present
Medieval tiles
Early tile making
Showing a distorted tile in the centre of the picture
Degradation associated with manufacturing techniques
Delftware tiles 27
Delftware tiles
Early tile making in the Netherlands
Current tile making techniques
Gas fired kiln for biscuit tiles
Factory restoration techniques
Nineteenth century tiles 37
Nineteenth century tiles
Construction methods in the medieval period
Early lime mortar
Mortar mixes for resetting
Short case study
Pre-industrial age
Post-industrial age
Conservation in the USA
Conservation in the USA 91
Methods of conservation
Historical context
Identifying deterioration
Typical damage caused by drilling into glazed tiles
Identifying wear and tear due to natural aging
Unsympathetic replacement material
Treatment recommendations within a survey
Role of the conservator as consultant
Hard and soft bodies
Medieval tile pavements
Lime encrustations on medieval tiles
Seventeenth and eighteenth century glazed wall tiles
Nineteenth and twentieth century tiles
Paint removal from glazed tiles
Advice to others
Consolidation of mortar
Degradation and consolidation of medieval mortar
The importance of grout
Consolidation of ceramic tiles in-situ
Causes of damage to in-situ tiles
Spontaneous shedding of glaze due to tensile pressure
Consolidating medieval tiles
Consolidating seventeenth and eighteenth century tiles
Plaster infill in eighteenth century tiles
Consolidating nineteenth and twentieth century tiles
Painting or retouching
Safe removal of damaged historic tiles
Eighteenth century and later tiles
Removal of steel pins
Ethical considerations
Practice of relocation
Preparing for reuse or display
Displaying tile panels
Conservation treatment reports
Conservation treatment reports 149
Tools, products, and health and safety
On-site work
On-site tools and materials checklist
Studio equipment
Condition survey, September 1999
Repairs to the hallway floor (Room 242), August 2000
Damage to hallway floor
The atrium floor
On-site conservation
Background to the project
The natural environment
Treatment methods
The weather
Persian Water Rug fountain, San Diego, California, USA
Sidewalk tiles, Joliet, Illinois
Conservation treatment
Additional treatment
Reversing technique
Bibliography and references
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