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Ink fading question
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Ink fading question
- From: Bob Muens <Bob@FLAKEYSOL.COM>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 09:05:18 EDT
- Message-Id: <199807061315.GAA18908@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
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Even though your drawing is not in direct sunlight it may be
exposed to too much UV. I would suggest replacing the glazing with UV
BO>My Grandmother did an ink drawing about 1992 (not too long ago!) that I have
BO>framed, and I recently noticed that it is fading dramatically. I can imagine
BO>in another 6 years it will be gone. I have the picture framed, but not in a
BO>sunny spot. I know she used an office-supply-type roller ball pen, on copy
BO>paper. The drawing is very special to me, not valuable in a general sense, a
BO>I'd like to halt the fading. I would like to keep it on display if possible.
BO>Is there anything I can do?
BO>Thanks in advance!
BO>The Printed Word Studio