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Re: Removing adhesives



I didn't work on the tape stains I tried it on.
Perhaps there weren't greasy enough?

Jane Brown
Charleston, SC

--On Thu, Jun 8, 2000 10:19 AM +0100 Art Rubino <Art_Rubino@MSN.COM> wrote:

> Fullers Earth. Old timers knew it well. Mixed with water to
> form a paste.
> Once was a household staple for removing splatters and
> grease stains from
> wallpaper behind the kitchen stove. Spread the paste on the
> stain. leave it to
> dry. Absorbs the oily stain and leaves the wallpaper clean..
> Art
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hans Y. Osen <han-ols@ONLINE.NO>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
> Date: Thursday, June 08, 2000 9:19 AM
> Subject: Removing adhesives
>
>
>> Some years ago I was doing some simple conservational work
> in the University
>> Library of Oslo, and I recall using something called
> "fullers earth" to
>> clean paper. I guess this was mainly for removing dirt.
>>
>> Has anyone on the list any experience with the use of this?
> I`d like a
>> description of the process, and could this also be used for
> extracting glue
>> from the paper?
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Hans Y. Olsen
>> Oerenbergs Bokbinderi AS
>> Oslo, Norway
>> han-ols@online.no
>>
>>
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