JAIC 1994, Volume 33, Number 1, Article 2 (pp. 25 to 32)
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JAIC 1994, Volume 33, Number 1, Article 2 (pp. 25 to 32)

LASER STAIN REMOVAL OF FUNGUS-INDUCED STAINS FROM PAPER

HANNA MARIA SZCZEPANOWSKA, & WILLIAM R. MOOMAW




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AUTHOR INFORMATION

HANNA MARIA SZCZEPANOWSKA is a conservator of works of art on paper and parchment. She received her master's degree from the University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Torun, Poland, in 1978. The research described in this paper was carried out when she was at the New York Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, Bureau of Historic Sites, Peebles Island, Waterford, New York. In 1988 and 1990 she received grants from the Fulbright Foundation and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to work as a conservator and consultant for the collection of the Knights of Malta and the collection of prints and old master drawings at the Cathedral Museum in Mdina, Malta. From 1992 to 1993 she served as paper conservator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. Address: 728 S. Wolfe St., Baltimore, Md. 21231.

WILLIAM R. MOOMAW is a research chemist and professor and director of the International Environment and Resource Policy Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The research described in this paper was carried out when he was professor of chemistry at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Address: Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Mass. 02155.


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