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Subject: Permanence of images

Permanence of images

From: William Hall <wdh>
Date: Thursday, June 3, 1999
Maria Esteva <patrimon [at] fundantorchas__retina__ar> writes

>For a show we need to exhibit an important number of photographs Our
>budget is limited and since it will be a permanent exhibit (10
>years) we  will use black and white reproductions in different
>formats, from standard ones to very big blowups. It is cheaper to
>scan the image and blow it up with the plotter. The problem is that
>some companies only guarantee 2 or 3 years of colour stability

The following company makes dye based inks for inkjet printers that
are supposed to be permanent/UV proof (I have not tried them):

    Red Square
    Broadwall House, 21 Broadwall, London SE1 9PL
    +44 171 401 7465
    Fax: +44 171 928 6878

William Hall
Littlemore Scientific
Railway Lane
Oxford OX4 4PZ, UK
+44 1865 747437
Fax: +44 1865 747780

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:94
                   Distributed: Friday, June 4, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-94-002
Received on Thursday, 3 June, 1999

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