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Re: [BKARTS] Drop spine box for single document



Hi Jack, No--I seriously doubt if the graphite has been fixed or treated
in any way.
~J

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From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Jack C. Thompson
Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2007 2:08 AM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Drop spine box for single document

I've been out of town for a few days and just read this query
tonight.  My question is, has the graphite (pencil) been treated
with a fixative?

Jack


>Good morning.
>
>If anyone out there has thoughts on the advisability of making a drop
>spine box for a single document-in this case a field map done in pencil
>of the Battle of Arkansas (1863)- (snip)
>
>
>Thanks,
>
>Jane

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