Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects (Conservation and

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If the surface of your frame is a uniform dull, brownish gold, chances are it’s not dirt from old age, but tarnished bronze powder paint from an earlier attempt to restore the finish. Take proper care when handling books by: Not forcing a book to lie open to 180 degrees; instead, prop up the covers of an opened book to decrease the opening angle Good storage significantly prolongs the life and usability of books and includes: A cool (room temperature or below), relatively dry (about 35% relative humidity), clean, and stable environment (avoid attics, basements, and other locations with high risk of leaks and environmental extremes) Minimal exposure to all kinds of light; no exposure to direct or intense light Shelving books of similar size together, so that the face of the covers are maximally supported by the neighbors on each side Beyond the measures outlined above, there are two main options for books with condition problems: *The Northeast Document Conservation Center has put together very useful technical leaflets on storage enclosures for books and papers as well as a list for Conservation/Preservation Supplies and Equipment — Archival Supplies.

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Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (December 30, 1999)

ISBN: 0750646934

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