Rock Art Conservation in Australia, Andre Rosenfeld
1985, 2nd edition, 1988, paper, Special Australian Heritage Publication Series Number 2
78 pages, 11 color & b/w photos, 1 map, 7" x 10-3/4"
The objective of this book "is to draw together all existing research and experimental data
which has a bearing on rock art conservation in Australia." Chapter titles include Rock Art and
Conservation outside Australia; Rock Art in Australia; Rock Art Deterioration; and Rock Art
Conservation. The chapter on deterioration covers the topics of moisture, salt decay, physical
weathering, subsidence, chemolithotropic and mud building organisms. The chapter on
conservation covers the topics of moisture control, surface salt removal, rock and pigment
consolidation, mudnest removal, lichen control, and graffiti cleaning.
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