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October 2017

Fabrizio – New UV lamp for Art and Archaeology examination

2017-10-18T07:38:26+00:00

We made Fabrizio, the Ultraviolet (UV) lamp for Technical Art and Archaeology examination. Fabrizio is the UV lamp specifically designed for cultural heritage professionals. At CHSOS we tested a number of UV lamps already on the market but none was matching our standards. Fabrizio. is packed with features we need in daily art examination for conservation [...]

Fabrizio – New UV lamp for Art and Archaeology examination 2017-10-18T07:38:26+00:00

June 2017

Technical examination for Statues – suggestions and a case study – St. Elijah in Comiso, Sicily

2017-06-28T12:43:22+00:00

We just performed a diagnostics service for a statue of St. Elijah, in Comiso, Sicily. This is a good opportunity for our art conservation community to review technical photography, spectroscopy, and other tools for the documentation of antique statues,  a preparatory examination for the conservation treatment which is undertaken by the Conservation Studio Tiziana Cilia [...]

Technical examination for Statues – suggestions and a case study – St. Elijah in Comiso, Sicily 2017-06-28T12:43:22+00:00

April 2017

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris

2017-12-14T19:25:05+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 2017-12-14T19:25:05+00:00

November 2016

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon

2016-11-21T16:45:16+00:00

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 [...]

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon 2016-11-21T16:45:16+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

July 2016

Technical Photography at la Bibliothèque Nationale de France

2016-10-17T16:32:09+00:00

For French speakers. CLICK and read about the technical documentation of the Aztec Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. . Le CHSOS (Cultural Heritage Science Open Source) a récemment été sollicité pour appliquer des méthodes d’imagerie scientifiquepour documenter le Codex Xolotl (Mexicain 1-10) et le Mapa Quinatzin (Mexicain 11-12) conservés [...]

Technical Photography at la Bibliothèque Nationale de France 2016-10-17T16:32:09+00:00

How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop

2016-10-20T18:26:27+00:00

We provide technical photography documentation service for different kinds of art and archaeology. We deliver to you a set of technical images that reveal important information on your piece of art. This video illustrates how you can use our set of Technical photography images with Photoshop to examine your object. Technical Photography (TP) for Art [...]

How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop 2016-10-20T18:26:27+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

May 2016

Techniques to reveal hidden paintings: a case study

2016-10-17T16:32:21+00:00

Just published "L’Annunciazione ritrovata. Nunziata di Mascali, Sicilia". A. Cosentino, Giovanni Calvagna, Giuseppe Calvagna, C. Calvagna, C. L. Dandolo, P. Uhd Jepsen “L’Annunciazione ritrovata. Nunziata di Mascali, Sicilia” Archeomatica 1, 44-48 2016. DOWNLOAD Techniques to reveal hidden paintings: X-Radiography, infrared photography and infrared reflectography The town of Nunziata di Mascali, Sicily, [...]

Techniques to reveal hidden paintings: a case study 2016-10-17T16:32:21+00:00