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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaster

Plaster is a building material used for the protective and/or decorative coating of walls and ... Gypsum plaster, or plaster of Paris, is produced by heating gypsum to about 300 °F (150 °C):. CaSO4·2H2O + ..... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3880430

1. History. The name Plaster of Paris (POP) had its origins from the fact that it was extensively mined from Montmartre in Paris district.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5420179

Apr 17, 2017 ... In this review, we discuss the history and developments of these materials as well as plaster of Paris. There has been a recent trend away from ...

www.hunker.com/13401651/plaster-of-paris-history

Jun 29, 2009 ... Variations on plaster of Paris have been used for millenia in construction, medicine and art. It is used a finish on walls and ceilings and also for ...

antiquities.library.cornell.edu/casts/a-short-history

Since antiquity, plaster has been used to replicate art works, in particular ... were several precursors of the later Académie des Beaux-Arts founded in Paris in the ...

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.1800239005/pdf

limb, after the bones are put in their places, in a case of plaster-of-Paris (or gypsum) which takes exactly the form of the limb, without any pressure, and in a few ...

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/Why-is-the-plaster-of-Paris-called-so/articleshow/2624945.cms

Dec 16, 2007 ... It wasn't used on a large scale until 1700s, when it was required to be used in all construction in Paris and hence, the name.

www.dictionary.com/browse/plaster-of-paris

Plaster of Paris definition, calcined gypsum in white, powdery form, used as a base for gypsum plasters, as an ... Word Origin and History for plaster of Paris

www.gypsum.org/about/gypsum-101/history-gypsum

This section provides an informative look at what gypsum is, the history of its use ... Large deposits of gypsum were discovered near Paris, and “Plaster of Paris” ...