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October 2017

Reflectance Spectroscopy for Paper Conservation. National Archives, The Netherlands

2017-11-01T07:03:00+00:00

Reflectance Spectroscopy is a powerful method for pigments identification even for works of art on paper. We just delivered on Oct 24th a full day Training and a Gorgias Spectrometer system to the Paper Conservation Department of the National Archives of the Netherlands in The Hague. Read and learn more about Reflectance Spectroscopy and our [...]

Reflectance Spectroscopy for Paper Conservation. National Archives, The Netherlands 2017-11-01T07:03:00+00:00

May 2017

Training in Qatar – National Library – Paper conservation

2017-06-19T10:37:40+00:00

We just delivered on May 7-11 a  Training program for the Qatar National Library (QNL), in Doha, Qatar.  This was a 5-days program focused on paper conservation. It was part of our Train&Go program. CHSOS provides equipment, installation, test and training in one convenient solution. CLICK HERE for more info on Tran&Go. The Training was held at [...]

Training in Qatar – National Library – Paper conservation 2017-06-19T10:37:40+00:00

April 2017

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris

2017-07-03T11:23:09+00:00

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 [...]

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris 2017-07-03T11:23:09+00:00

August 2016

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin

2017-06-07T15:37:02+00:00

Learn about the Technical Photography examination of the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. The Houston Museum published an article on our latest examination in Paris at the Bibliothèque National de France.  We provide onsite technical examination of manuscripts to identify their materials and to enhance their reading. We also provide scientific equipment and we organize training programs to learn [...]

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin 2017-06-07T15:37:02+00:00

June 2016

Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris

2017-06-07T15:38:40+00:00

CHSOS was recently asked to perform Technical Photography documentation of the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.  Bothdocuments date to about 1540 AD.  Both  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 [...]

Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris 2017-06-07T15:38:40+00:00