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Subject: Odor

Odor

From: Richard C. Borges <dbumca>
Date: Monday, April 9, 2001
Elizabeth Buschor, Senior Paper Conservator at the Upper Midwest
Conservation Association, is treating several works of art on paper
that have acquired a cigar-smoke smell.  She has tried a general
airing out, in combination with lengthy exposure times to unscented
kitty litter in a chamber.  The smell has not been completely
removed.  Has anyone experienced a successful treatment in removing
cigar-smoke smell?

Richard C. Borges, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Upper Midwest Conservation Association
At the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55404
612-870-3148
Fax: 612-870-3118


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