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April 2017

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris


We just performed (March 20 and 21) Technical Photography documentation of other Aztec manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.  These documents have European writing in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, on them that is no longer legible. They also have corrections to non-alphabetic indigenous writing with the potential to become legible through  Technical Photography. Dr Jerry [...]

March 2017

Training in Puerto Rico


A new Training program scheduled April 3-5 2017 in Puerto Rico for the PRSTRT's Cultural Heritage Technology and Innovation program of the Puerto Rico Science Technology & Research Trust. Followed by a lecture about Multispectral Imaging on April 6th. Program 1st day Technical Photography Technical Photography represents a collection of broadband spectral images realized [...]

January 2017

Training in Spain – CAEM Centre d’Art d’Època Modern


We just delivered - Jan 20th a training program and installation equipment (technical photography kit) for the research center CAEM (Centre d'Art d'Època Moderna) and a lecture for the master (Màster Universitari en Peritatge, Avaluació i Anàlisi d'Obres d'Art). This is a successful example of our program "Training and Go". Learn with the equipment and keep it. [...]

December 2016

Mapping covered paints with Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging


How to identify and map covered paints on translucent support, such as canvases? We just published:  A. Cosentino “Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging to map covered paints” Conservar Património 24, 37-45, 2016. doi:10.14568/cp2015021 Transmitted spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging in the 400-900 nm range have been applied for the mapping and tentatively [...]

Training in Costa Rica


Just delivered a 3-days training program for University of Costa Rica December 13-15 2017. Researchers from University of Costa Rica ( Chemistry Department ) contacted CHSOS to hear about our work on multispectral imaging and learn about our global approach to studying works of art. The chemists and also the physicists from their Materials Science [...]

Training for Australian University


We just delivered a 5 days training program for Monash University, Australia and Malaysia campuses, in the Monash University Prato Center in Italy. 23 international students from Asia and Australia learned our practical methods for art examination and they were involved in field projects in Prato and Florence. We taught the first week of “Diagnostics [...]

November 2016

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon


This new paper is a valid example of the application of non‐invasive imaging methods (technical photography and multispectral imaging) before and after the conservation treatment of a work of art. Read our latest publication Pre and post Conservation Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon from Taormina, Sicily This paper reports on the [...]