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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CANVAS FROM A SUSPECTED 18TH CENTURY PAINTING

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2012

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A portion of canvas from a suspected 18th century painting was submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating to verify its age. As part of the testing and verification process a piece of fiber was removed from the canvas for identification and a chemical signature was obtained for an area that was sized and an untreated areas of the canvas. The radiocarbon date was obtained on the canvas prior to obtaining information on the painter and the painting itself.


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AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CANVAS FROM A SUSPECTED 18TH CENTURY PAINTING. Linda Scott Cummings. PRI Technical Report ,2012-107. 2012 ( tDAR id: 380398) ; doi:10.6067/XCV81V5DKD


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