conservation portfolio

TREATMENTS
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Railroad photograph treatment
Railroad photograph treatment

Curled railroad photograph flattening. To see the enclosure created for this photograph, please scroll down to the video section.

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Railroad photograph treatment
Railroad photograph treatment

Curled railroad photograph flattening. To see the enclosure created for this photograph, please scroll down to the video section.

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Pith Paper Chrysanthemums
Pith Paper Chrysanthemums

AFTER TREATMENT Fiber stitch repair using toned Japanese tissue on pith paper leaves.

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Railroad photograph treatment
Railroad photograph treatment

Curled railroad photograph flattening. To see the enclosure created for this photograph, please scroll down to the video section.

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CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS
Where creativity meets conservation
 
Removing substrate from tape carrier
Removing substrate from tape carrier

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Removing substrate from tape carrier
Removing substrate from tape carrier

During: Tissue is applied over original substrate and methyl cellulose is painted over it. The object is sealed left in this condition for several minutes and later dried between blotter.

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IMG_7230
IMG_7230

AFTER Pith paper flower infill using fake pith.

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Removing substrate from tape carrier
Removing substrate from tape carrier

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ENCLOSURES
Boxes, folders and packing prep
 
Mount for digitization
Mount for digitization

Mount construction for the digitization of a fragile dummy book.

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Mount for digitization
Mount for digitization

Mount construction for the digitization of a fragile dummy book.

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Mount for digitization
Mount for digitization

Mount construction for the digitization of a fragile dummy book.

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ENCLOSURE VIDEOS
Boxes, folders and packing prep
 
Enclosure for curled railroad photograph. To view the treatment images, please scroll up to the Treatments section.
 
Magnetic walls created for box containing outgoing loaned material. Please scroll up to the Enclosures section to view more.