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Cleaning Fungal Stains on Paper with Hydrogels

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0964830519310649?fbclid=IwAR3MZXzXamLu2gz1oMHMRmT-i5myFp28aU3J40Of0dB7H5Iau-vpAtNNKDE An interesting article on the removal of fungal staining complexes from paper using rigid hydrogels and adjusting pH.…

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Killer Rabbits in Medieval Manuscripts!

http://www.openculture.com/2019/03/killer-rabbits-in-medieval-manuscripts-why-so-many-drawings-in-the-margins-depict-bunnies-going-bad.html?fbclid=IwAR2T88su60aAIappvAsNRmFSJkdng56gcLZP3wJT5gPoA49c1-dwD3uIVJU…

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Enhancing Watermarks

An interesting video on using Photoshop to enhance watermark images in art, paper and book conservation, repair and restoration.…

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Nature Illustrations

http://www.openculture.com/2017/11/two-million-wondrous-nature-illustrations-put-online-by-the-biodiversity-heritage-library.html?fbclid=IwAR1lTVCBjDUd0ir4-ZcXXWllCuyUwadVH6edANpv7gZrj-3Cn9EoB9ZudNE…

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Conservation of the Executive Papers of Thomas Jefferson

The following is another interesting video created by the conservation staff at the Library of Virginia.  A collection of Thomas Jefferson’s executive papers had been laminated.  Many of the documents contained wax seals, which required special care.  The video…