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Re: [BKARTS] Can acid-free tape bleech acidic paper?

I've got a batch of snow-white cotton wool in the lab that turns bright
pink when in contact with deacidifying solution...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: james tapley [mailto:info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 3:39 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Can acid-free tape bleech acidic paper?
> Way cool drawings Scott!
> I'd guess that it is a pH driven color change. This because of the
> speed of reaction (in darkness yet) and buffered nature of the tape
> adhesive. Think pink/blue hydrangeas.
> Was that your very last bit of the blue paper?
> Best, James

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