JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 6 (pp. 110 to 115)
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JAIC 1985, Volume 24, Number 2, Article 6 (pp. 110 to 115)

THE DETECTION OF METALLIC MORDANTS BY ENERGY DISPERSIVE X-RAY SPECTROMETRY

R.J. Koestler, N. Indictor, & R. Sheryll




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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

We would like to thank the J.H. Wade Fund of The Cleveland Museum of Art for permission to publish the photographs.


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