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Subject: Varnish


From: Jevon Thistlewood <jevonthistlewood>
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2002
Does anyone know how old a dammar (or mastic) varnish layer needs to
be before it will fluoresce in ultraviolet light? Also, if a
fluorescing agent (such as Tinuvin) has been added, what is the best
way to detect it?

Jevon Thistlewood
Painting Conservator
International Fine Art Conservation Studios
43-45 Park Street
Bristol, BS1 5NL, UK
+44 117 929 3480
+44 117 929 3988
Fax: +44 117 922 5511

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:62
                  Distributed: Tuesday, March 12, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-62-016
Received on Saturday, 9 March, 2002

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