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Materials Library

The laboratory houses an array of reference materials pertaining to works of art and heritage artifacts, used to aid both teaching and research. The materials library includes:

Pigments and Paints

Pigments and Paints

A comprehensive collection of inorganic and organic pigments

Download Pigment Library (pdf)

Plastics, Fibres and Textiles

Plastics, Fibres and Textiles

Wide array of natural and synthetic polymers in film, fibre and cast forms

Binding Media

Binding Media

A cross-section of materials historically used as paint binders