From: Agustin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 03/09/03-04:43:02 PM Z
Thanks Greg and Judy for the recomendations.
IŽll try soaking it, and exposing it to the sun next week.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Schmitz" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 1:18 AM
Subject: Re: Old Fabriano.
> On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Judy Seigel wrote:
> > Actually, I don't *know* that it can, but I know that old wives used to
> > put their linens out in the sun to bleach, and paper is rag... so, it
> > seems like a good bet.
> Yes, you can bleach paper using sunlight. Lots of research has been
> done on paper bleaching for applications in book and paper
> conservation; including light bleaching. If you do an Internet search
> using the following terms you should find a fair amount of information
> on bleaching paper: conservation, treatment, bleaching, paper.
> See for example:
> Kruth, Leslie M. "Paper Conservation Update: Bleaching and Fumigation."
> Abbey Newsletter, v13:05 (1989 Sept.)
> which is available online here:
> -greg schmitz
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