Paper Conservation & Parchment Restoration

PAPER CONSERVATION

  • Repairs of tears, linings & infilling missing areas.
  • Tissue lamination.
  • Cleaning surface dirt.
  • Aqueous wash to remove stains.
  • Deacidification both aqueous & spray methods.
  • pH testing.
  • Removal of ‘Sellotape’.
  • Retouching/toning.
  • Archival backing for posters & large maps.
  • Debacking to remove odd backlinings of paper & board.

PARCHMENT RESTORATION

  • Surface cleaning of dirt.
  • Relaxing (flattening).
  • Stabilizing fragile areas.
  • Repairing tears.
  • Replacing missing areas.