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Subject: Signage


From: Jerry Fahey <jfahey>
Date: Thursday, June 7, 2001
Karen Potje <kpotje [at] cca__qc__ca> writes

>At the Canadian Centre for Architecture we are going to place "Do
>Not Touch" signs near objects which are being displayed without
>plexiglas covers. ...
>Finally--does the "Do Not Touch" message work, or will people touch
>anyway, given the opportunity?

At the Museum-L archives there are many threads dealing with this
topic. In the "Subject " category type in " touch " or " touching ".
There are also some pretty good horror stories about people handling
the collections. Try them at

Jerry Fahey
Exhibits Preparator
The University Museum
Edwardsville, IL. U.S.A.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:3
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Received on Thursday, 7 June, 2001

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