They have the most adorable traditional paper toys here in Myanmar! I miiiiiiiiiiight have gone a little overboard while shopping.
Opening an uncut book, with a paper knife. Whoever had checked this out before it was sent to the lab must not have read very much of it because half of the textblock was uncut, and thus unreadable! (Source: http://bookbindingdictionary.com/)
The conservation lab door has been decked out for the holidays! I used a discarded map from our map collection to make this giant paper snowflake. It was really easy, and you can find the instructions here.
The Paper Project This project chronicles handmade and mould made paper images produced by a scanning-laser confocal microscope. This type of microscopy is unsurpassed for producing sharp three-dimensional images and allows us to see not just surface features, but often all the way through the sheet. The microscope scans successively deeper layers of a specimen […]
it me (Doing some paper repair on a June 1945 issue of Ladies Home Journal)
What tape does to paper. You can see my fingers through the tape, which has made the paper translucent.
The works of Francis Bacon. Edge marbling, hand-tied endbands (only half of which remain), a nifty facsimile of a handwritten letter, and some interesting text layouts.
Stuff in my office.