JAIC 1978, Volume 18, Number 1, Article 5 (pp. 33 to 43)
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JAIC 1978, Volume 18, Number 1, Article 5 (pp. 33 to 43)


Kenneth Morris, & Betty L. Seifert


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Rosenquist, Anna, “Konservierug von Nassleder durch Gefriertrachnung,” Arbeitsblatter fur Restauratoren6 (2: Group 9) 13–14, 1973.

Rosenquist, Anna, “Experimentation on the conservation of waterlogged wood and leather by freeze drying,” Problems in the Conservation of Waterlogged Wood, W. A.Oddy. Maritime Monographs and Reports, No. 16, 1975, Greenwich, London SE10.

Geijer, Agnes, Bostrom, H. and Axelson, H., “Modocoll som preparing onedel for textilier,” (Modocol as a preservative for textiles) Svenska Museer1 (1961).

Lawson, Eric, Personal Communication, May 1977. 25 Cardena Road, Snugcove, Bowen Island, Von 1G0 B.C., Canada.

Tilbrooke, D. R. and Pearson, C., “The Conservation of Canvas and Rope Recovered from the Sea,” Pacific Northwest Wet Site Wood Conservation Conference, September 19–22, 1976, Neah Bay, Washington, Vol. 1, p. 61–66.

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Brooke, Stephen and Morris, Kenneth, “Conservation of Underwater Archaeological Artifacts from the DEFENCE: A Regional Conservation Center Approach.” Beneath the Waters of Time: Proceedings of the Ninth Conference of Underwater Archaeology, Texas Antiquities Committee, Publication No. 6, c. 1978, p. 93–97.

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“Nylon Net”

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Polyethylene Glycol 1500

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.Polyethylene Glycol 400

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British Museum Leather Dressing

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Acryloid B-72

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Wet Strength Tissue

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Emulsion Adhesive

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Ethulose, ethyl-hydroxyethyl cellulose

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