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Conservation Treatment of Modern Cultural Heritage Rickshaw
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  • Journal title : Journal of Conservation Science
  • Volume 32, Issue 2,  2016, pp.203-213
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Conservation Science For Cultural Properties
  • DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2016.32.2.09
 Title & Authors
Conservation Treatment of Modern Cultural Heritage Rickshaw
Kim, Soo Chul; Park, Jung Hae; Jang, Han Ul; Choi, Jae Wan; Ahn, Joo Young;
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Conservation treatment of modern cultural heritage rickshaw from National Museum of Korean Contemporary History were carried out. The Rickshaw is divided into three parts which are chair part, sun-block cover part, wheels part. Treatment was referred to analysis results of P-XRF, species identification, FT-IR and microscope observation on Rickshaw. Outer films of rickshaw were chipped off. Therefore, conservation and restoration treatment were carried out in the damaged area. Degradation in armrest, saddle and backside of chair may cause serious problem. Therefore, the reinforcement were carried out with similar materials. Dry and wet cleaning were performed in sun-block cover to remove white stain and corrosion contaminant. Furthermore, reinforcement and restoration were performed in damaged area. Rickshaw from National Museum of Korean Contemporary History was made with various materials. This research result expects to be a great example of conservation treatment for modern cultural heritage which is made of various materials and to be used as useful data for conservation and restoration in modern cultural heritage.
Rickshaw;Modern cultural heritage;Conservation treatment;Cleaning;Reinforcement and restoration;
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