IADA event Workshop

Conservation of Tracing Paper

10th October 2022 — 11th October 2022

Lecturer: Hildegard Homburger 

Language English 

Participants: 6 

Next dates: Berlin, 10.-11. October 2022 

Registration: h.homburger(at)t-online.de 


There are three major groups of tracing papers: impregnated papers, papers exposed to acid and papers which are made from over beaten fibre pulp. Each manufacturing process influences the dimensional stability of these papers. 

The goal of the course is understand the material properties of tracing paper and how these affect conservation decisions and treatments. 

Participants will learn different treatment technique adequate for tracing papers. 

The main focus of the seminar is to gain an understanding of the several treatment techniques through hands-on working on originals and dummies. Each participant will work on his/her own object. The small group of participant allows the personal attention of the instructor 

340,- € IADA-members 
380,- €