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Re: Icky Sticky Gooey Yucky Poster Restoration
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Icky Sticky Gooey Yucky Poster Restoration
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 24 May 1998 18:39:29 -0400
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I have a document which was tapedon the back with ordinary Scotch tape for
years before I got it. The old tape came off easily but the adhesive has
penetrated the paper and shows through on the front side. I have soaked
the document in acetone with no visible effect. Is there any way I can
remove the adhesive from the paper?
The document is a unique early Texas playbill and I would really like to
restore it if possible.
Any help appreciated mucho.
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)