Preservation and Repair of Historic Stained and Leaded Glass

Preservation and Repair of Historic Stained and Leaded Glass

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Gives a short history of stained and leaded glass in America. Also surveys basic preservation and documentation issues, addresses common causes of deterioration, and presents repair, restoration, and protection options.To permit repair of the cracked glass, the original lead overlay is first salvaged from this historic leaded panel of silhouette ... A copper wire can be soldered on where additional strength is required. ... Copper foil produces a strong repair, is totally reversible, and has a negligible aesthetic impact (a 1/16aquot; [1.6mml wide line ).


Title:Preservation and Repair of Historic Stained and Leaded Glass
Author:Interior Department, National Park Service
Publisher:Government Printing Office - 2013-01-24
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