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Subject: Stained glass

Stained glass

From: Christopher Gray <methistory>
Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Lisa Fox < [at] sos__mo__gov> writes

>...  My parish has allocated money for a significant project
>to restore our stained-glass windows.  We have discovered that some
>of the lead is deteriorating, and the wood around some of the
>windows is rotting. We also plan to replace the deteriorating,
>yellowed Lexan (?) with a newer protective covering.
>We are marooned here in the Midwest ...

The National Parks Service has a great series of Preservation
Briefs--including one on stained glass


Preservation types get their britches twisted when you put the Lexan
back on. And smile when you say "marooned", ma'am.

Christopher Gray
NYC via Kansas City

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:13
                   Distributed: Friday, June 29, 2007
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Received on Wednesday, 20 June, 2007

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