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Turpentine soaked book

From: Jane M. Brown <brownjm>
Date: Thursday, April 27, 1995
Claudia Stall <cstall [at] mail__sdsu__edu> writes

>Recently I received an art book that was returned with a strong smell of
>what I believe to be turpentine.

Air the book thoroughly.  Perhaps under a fan or exhaust fan
arrangement.  Most of odor should evaporate or dissipate.

Okay, conservators, what is the residual damage?

Jane Brown
Waring Historical Library
Charleston, SC

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