White grounds applied to the main altarpiece of the Coimbra Old Cathedral: historical technology and material characterisation

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This paper gives an overview of the historical technology and material characterization of the white grounds applied over time (between 1500 and 1900) to the main altarpiece of the Coimbra Old Cathedral, Portugal. This research was carried out namely by means of Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy with Energy Dispersive X-ray analyses, and X-ray Diffraction.
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Title of host publicationSEM 2010 International Conference
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
EventInternational Conference at British Museum -
Duration: 1 Jan 2010 → …


ConferenceInternational Conference at British Museum
Period1/01/10 → …

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