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Restoration of historical wall paintings: A review

Author(s):

Sukhjeet Kaur , Chandigarh University,Gharuan(Mohali); Amanpreet Kaur, Chandigarh University,Gharuan(Mohali)

Keywords:

Digital Image processing Restoration, Historical Wall paintings, color restoration, cracks.

Abstract

Wall paintings are esteemed symbol of our culture and history so, there is a need to preserve them. Restoration wall painting is a process of recover the wall paintings which are corrupted by many natural phenomena like unfavorable weather conditions, dust, smoke etc. due to which the wall paintings affected by many problems like cracks. Cracks are most frequent occurs in the old wall paintings. Walls which are decorated with paintings no longer survive so there is a need to preserve them. In this paper I have reviewed various techniques which are used to restore wall paintings.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV2I3690
Published in: Volume : 2, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2014
Page(s): 1551-1553

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