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Paper damaged by copper pigments

From: Dag-Ernst Petersen <petersen>
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2001
Martin Strebel <rest [at] atelierstrebel__ch> writes

>I have a French atlas (Le Neptun Francois Atlas nouveau des cartes
>maritimes, levees et gravees par ordre expres du roy pour usage de
>ses armees de mer, pris chez Hubert Jaillot aux deux Globes, 1693)
>with a lot of copper corrosion problems.

In this special case I would advice Martin Strebel to try the use of
heat set tissue, which can be applied  either with heat or a solvent
(e.g. alcohol), it depends on the adhesive itself. mit freundlichen

Dag-Ernst Petersen
Leiter der Abt. Erhaltung
Herzog August Bibliothek
Postfach 1364
38299 Wolfenbuettel
+49 5331 808 217
Fax: +49 5331 808 302

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