conservethis: What tape does to paper. You can see my fingers through the tape, which has made the paper translucent. Here’s a bit more of an explanation about what’s happening between the tape and the paper in the photos above: “A good example to illustrate […]
Tag: book conservation
Here in the lab there’s no issues,
With using our tissues,
Except when you sneeze,
We ask you quite please,
Use the Kleenex and not the Sekishu!
There once was a company named Demco,
Whose products were used with a gusto,
On spines they would drape,
The most marvelous tape,
Removing its really quite slow, yo.
I work in a book-fixing lab,
this makes me think I’m quite fab,
it’s self-confidence I foster,
so to not think I’m an imposter,
“Preservation is awesome!” I’ll blab!
historyturtle: collectorsweekly: Flipping Out Over Handheld Movies, a Century Before Smartphones How would you deal with corroding fasteners in these sorts of objects? I would think they’d be a bit crucial towards keeping the entirety of the book intact… Re: historyturtle’s question: There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for […]
A photo posted by Jason Patrician (@jpatrician01) on Oct 10, 2014 at 2:20pm PDT