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Re: Ink fading question
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Ink fading question
- From: Mary Crest <MARYCREST@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 17:29:33 EDT
- Message-id: <199807062129.OAA21290@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: On the web at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In a message dated 98-07-06 13:26:35 EDT, you write:
<< Also, is there a way to copy such items without causing further harm??
I have several childhood drawings done by my nieces that are very dear to
me and they are fading quickly .. even being kept inside a scrapbook.
I would think xeroxing them would not be a good idea, though I
am tempted before they fade into nothingness.
Why not have color photocopies made on an archival 80# or 90# hot press
(perhaps Arches) watercolor paper? You could then double mat them and keep the
unbound prints in a museum quality portfolio.
Light Impressions (archival supplies) has a free catalog offering many
possible ideas. (800) 828-6216. FAX: (800) 828-5539.
<www.lightimpressionsdirect.com> Though my good friend in Wisconsin kids me
about being on training wheels at operating on the REAL Internet ;-) you might
try this link:
<A HREF="http://www.lightimpressionsdirect.com/">Light Impressions -- The
leading resource for...</A>