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Subject: Removal of crayon markings from documents

Removal of crayon markings from documents

From: Frederick Honneffer <fhonnef>
Date: Monday, October 10, 1994
We recently encountered unwanted crayon markings on several pages of an
1875 historical atlas and were unsure how to proceed with their removal.
Since the crayon has been on the paper for an extended period and has
produced a greasy shadow image of itself on the reverse, we were
hesitant to do any treatment whatsoever for fear it might aggravate the
documents' condition.  Could someone please advise what would be best in
a situation such as this.  Thank you.

Frederick N. Honneffer
Document Conservator
Bowling Green State University

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:26
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 12, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-8-26-008
Received on Monday, 10 October, 1994

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