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Cleaning wallpaper

From: Robien van Gulik <teyler>
Date: Friday, April 9, 1999
A research project on the effects of powdered erasers, kneaded
erasers and block erasers is currently carried out at the
Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage. You can contact Wilma
Roelofs, who is in charge of this project, at <nwo [at] icn__nl>.

Some further articles of interest are:

    Perlstein, E.J., Cabelli, D., King, A., Indictor, N, Effects of
    eraser treatment on paper, J>A>I>C> 22,1 1993-1-12

    Cowan J., Dry methods for surface cleaning of paper, Technical
    Bulletin 11, Ottawa (Canadian Conservation Institute), March

    Moffat, E., Laver, M. Erasers and related dry cleaning
    materials, CCI Analytical Report ARS no. 1738, Ottawa (Canadian
    Institute) 1981

    Paper conservation Catalogue, part 14, Surface Cleaning AIC/BPG

Good luck with the wall paper,

Robien van Gulik
Teylers Museum
Haarlem, The Netherlands

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:81
                  Distributed: Tuesday, April 20, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-81-010
Received on Friday, 9 April, 1999

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