Preservation

Comparison of Drying Methods

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Comparison of Drying Methods
Kaplan/Ludwig 2003

Upon drying, leather and parchment will shrink if not restrained.  Water can cause metal fasteners to corrode,  weakening paper and resulting in physical damage. (iron/copper)

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Comparison of Drying Methods
Kaplan/Ludwig 2003

Moisture can cause image media to become soluble and transfer or bleed to adjacent sheets, move horizontally or vertically within the sheet, or completely obliterate information. 

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