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From Rags to Riches, not Ruin: Papermaking, Preservation, and Conservation

From Rags to Riches, not Ruin: Papermaking, Preservation, and Conservation

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy It’s no accident that when we think of ephemera, we think of printed materials. Paper, though powerful as a vessel for art and the written word, is not prized for its durability. The very makeup of paper involves breaking other substances down to reshape them into something thin and […]

Ken’s Korner: Better conservation of artifacts needed: study

Ken’s Korner: Better conservation of artifacts needed: study – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 Shabby storage is causing millions of rare artifacts in museums and libraries across the U.S. to disintegrate, according to a study conducted by the Heritage Preservation and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences. The report looked at conditions […]