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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
The German word for alum paste, a modified [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=starch%20paste starch paste] used in the 19th century. Alaunkleister is composed of starch mixed with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=potassium%20aluminum%20sulfate potassium aluminum sulfate] (alum - 8%) and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=animal%20glue animal glue] (15%) (Bluher et al 1996). While alum was added to make the adhesive stronger, it also made paste hard and brittle and nearly insoluble. It was used to mount prints in albums.
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The German word for alum paste, a modified [[starch%20paste|starch paste]] used in the 19th century. Alaunkleister is composed of starch mixed with [[potassium%20aluminum%20sulfate|potassium aluminum sulfate]] (alum - 8%) and [[animal%20glue|animal glue]] (15%) (Bluher et al 1996). While alum was added to make the adhesive stronger, it also made paste hard and brittle and nearly insoluble. It was used to mount prints in albums.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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alum paste
 
alum paste
  
== Additional Information ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
A.Bluher, G.Banik, K-H.Maurer, E.Thorbois, "The Application of Enzyme-containing Methylcellulose Gels for the Removal of Starch-based Adhesives in Albums" ICOM Preprints, Vol.II, p.494-499, 1996.
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* A.Bluher, G.Banik, K-H.Maurer, E.Thorbois, "The Application of Enzyme-containing Methylcellulose Gels for the Removal of Starch-based Adhesives in Albums" ICOM Preprints, Vol.II, p.494-499, 1996.
 
 
== Authority ==
 
  
 
* Roy Perkinson, contributed information, 1998
 
* Roy Perkinson, contributed information, 1998

Latest revision as of 09:27, 25 April 2022

Description

The German word for alum paste, a modified Starch paste used in the 19th century. Alaunkleister is composed of starch mixed with Potassium aluminum sulfate (alum - 8%) and Animal glue (15%) (Bluher et al 1996). While alum was added to make the adhesive stronger, it also made paste hard and brittle and nearly insoluble. It was used to mount prints in albums.

Synonyms and Related Terms

alum paste

Resources and Citations

  • A.Bluher, G.Banik, K-H.Maurer, E.Thorbois, "The Application of Enzyme-containing Methylcellulose Gels for the Removal of Starch-based Adhesives in Albums" ICOM Preprints, Vol.II, p.494-499, 1996.
  • Roy Perkinson, contributed information, 1998

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