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Subject: Silverfish


From: Michele Derrick <mderrick>
Date: Friday, April 26, 2002
Margaret Monroe <margaret_h_monroe [at] dot__ca__gov> writes

>My colleague has recently discovered that there are silverfish in
>our main records storage area.  Exactly what damage can these
>insects do to paper records and photographs?

The following reference contains a couple of photographs
illustrating book pages damaged by silverfish.

    Guilia Caneva, Maria Pia Nugari and Ornella Salvadori.
    Biology in the Conservation of Works of Art.
    ICCROM, Rome, Italy, 1991.

Michele Derrick
Conservation Scientist Consultant

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:74
                    Distributed: Friday, May 3, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-74-007
Received on Friday, 26 April, 2002

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