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Whale bone

From: Stephen Koob <koobs>
Date: Thursday, September 7, 1995
Mark Vine <100436.3447 [at] compuserve__com> writes

>Carol Brown's posting requested information on materials for
>conserving Whale Bone.
>
>Might HMG Cellulose Acetate adhesive be used in this context, it has

I do not believe HMG makes a cellulose "acetate" adhesive. The "old"
HMG (in the blue tube) is a cellulose *nitrate*; the "new" HMG (in
the purple tube) is Acryloid (Paraloid) B-72.

Stephen Koob
Department of Conservation and Scientific Research
Freer Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC 20560
202-357-4880 x276

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