A STUDY OF THE REMOVAL AND PREVENTION OF FUNGAL STAINS ON PAPER
HANNA SZCZEPANOWSKA, & CHARLES M. LOVETT
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SOURCES OF MATERIALSFungal Strains
Carolina Biological Supply, Burlington, North CarolinaSabouraud dextrose agar and Bacto-agar
Difco Laboratory, Detroit, Michigan
HANNA MARIA SZCZEPANOWSKA is a certified conservator of art on paper and parchment. Recently she received a grant from the Fulbright Foundation and the Samuel Kress Foundation to work as a conservator and a consultant for the collection of the Knights of Malta at the National Library in Valletta and the collection of Prints and Old Master Drawings at the Cathedral Museum in Mdina Malta. She received her Masters Degree from the University of Nicolaus Copemicus in Torun, Poland in 1978. Her areas of specialty are medieval illuminated manuscripts and damage to art works caused by fungi. Address: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2000 L St., N.W., Suite 717, Washington, D.C. 20036.
CHARLES M. LOVETT JR. is associate professor of chemistry at Williams College in Willamstown, MA. He received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Cornell University in 1985, and an M.S. in Chemistry from California State Polytechnic University in 1980. Address: Department of Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267.