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Posters of Drouet's cinema


Set of posters pasted on a canvas painted on the reverse side

290 x 304 cm

Inv. 1999.36, unit number, Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée (MuCEM)

The entire work includes: trailer, frame, floor and marquee, chairs and beches, a screen and a projector, posters pasted on canvas, a series of 6 paintings painted by Coppier and another series of 10 paintings painted by J. David

tags : preventive conservation research-study large size preliminary study
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Condition report

Poor conservation conditions

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Samples and identification of molds

Results of the laboratory reveal that the different layers observd are of fungal origin: the cultivation shows the presence of molds belonging to the Cladosporium, Scopulariopsis and Penicillium genera, accompanied by yeasts on the level of the pink spots on the reverse of the posters.

The mycological analysis was carried out by Elios Laboratory, QHSE consultancy and health risks - Nîmes, France

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Preliminary tests

Solubility of media, temporary separation of substrates, attenuation of white patina.

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Treatment proposal

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