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Re: Ink fading question
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Ink fading question
- From: tara bryan <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 16:35:13 -0230
- Message-Id: <199807061909.MAA22374@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
- Organization: walking bird press
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Book Lab in Austin, Texas does archival copies- I can't put my hands on their
info at the moment, but they can be reached at
They might know about damage done by light from copiers as well.
Ron Yost wrote:
> At 09:05 AM 7/6/98 EDT, you wrote:
> > 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
> >blocking plexi-glass.
> Also, is there a way to copy such items without causing further harm??
> I have several childhood drawings done by my nieces that are very dear to
> me and they are fading quickly .. even being kept inside a scrapbook.
> I would think xeroxing them would not be a good idea, though I
> am tempted before they fade into nothingness.
> Thank You!
> Ron Yost, Paso Robles, Calif.