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Subject: Removing graffiti from bronze

Removing graffiti from bronze

From: Paul Storch <paul.storch>
Date: Friday, November 11, 2005
In Conservation DistList Instance: 19:26 Saturday, November 19, 2005
Paul Storch <paul.storch [at] mnhs__org> writs

>Donovan Michael Gray <dgray [at] ga__wa__gov> writes
>>We have a cupola structure that appears to be bronze.  It might be
>>brass but most likely bronze based on other installations in the
>>building.  Some people have recently signed their names and dates on
>>it with what appear to be Sharpie pens. ...
>As for dealing with the signers, making them undo their damage or
>pay for the clean-up might be a suitable punishment if that is
>possible.  Cleaning up the graffiti as quickly as possible is
>important to discourage further vandalism.  If you're interested, I
>can send you a copy of our emergency response plan for the mall

The document is now available in Conservation OnLine

    Disaster Response Policy and Procedures for SC Mall Sculptures

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Received on Friday, 11 November, 2005

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