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SOURCES OF MATERIALSParaloid B-72
Talas 568 Broadway New York, N.Y. 10012 (212) 219-0770 www.talasonline.comChemicals (acetone and ethanol)
Sigma-Aldrich, Inc. 1001 W. St. Paul Ave. Milwaukee, Wis. 53233 (800) 325-3010 www.sigma-aldrich.comAbsorbant Sanitary Bulk Cotton
Fisher Scientific 4500 Turnberry Dr. Hanover Park, Il. 60103 (630) 259-1200 (800) 772-6733 www.fishersci.com
MICHAELA NEIRO is assistant conservator at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. She received her master's degree in objects conservation from Buffalo State College in 2000. She continues to pursue treatments and research on both organic and inorganic objects. Address: SPNEA, 151 Essex St., Haverhill, Mass. 01832