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Repair cloth for album hinges

From: Neill McManus <neillm>
Date: Friday, June 20, 2003
Elisabeth Carr <e.carr [at] vam__ac__uk> writes

>... I
>am thinking of using aeroplane linen sized with methyl cellulose but
>am unhappy about the colour. ...

A good, sometimes better alternative to aero-linen is aeroplane
cotton. The colour is much lighter, natural off-white, takes toning
easily and appropriately for your album hinges it also has greater
fold endurance than aero-linen. Both cloths are produced by the same
company in Northern Ireland, Samuels and Sons, I'd have to dig out
their details if you need them.

Neill McManus
Conservator
Jewish National and University Library
Jerusalem


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