Preservation of Lime Mortars and Plasters Bibliography
The Getty Conservation Institute
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The Preservation of Lime Mortars and Plasters Bibliography had its origin in a collaboration between the Getty Conservation Institute (USA), the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and the Universidad de Granada (Spain). It profited later from the input of the Institut für Steinkonservierung, Mainz (Germany) and other experts who reviewed the bibliography and provided additional citations.
The literature assembled in this bibliography includes those references that were used or found relevant to the following specific research areas:
1) The evaluation and verification of an analytical methodology for compositional identification of historic materials specific for mortars and plasters.
2) The study of the compatibility parameters of historic lime mortars and new repair or replacement materials, as a guide for restorative intervention.
3) The elucidation of the effects of traditional in order to estimate the influence of the composition and formulation procedures for new repair and replacement materials.