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Enhancing Watermarks

An interesting video on using Photoshop to enhance watermark images in art, paper and book conservation, repair and restoration.…

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Nature Illustrations

http://www.openculture.com/2017/11/two-million-wondrous-nature-illustrations-put-online-by-the-biodiversity-heritage-library.html?fbclid=IwAR1lTVCBjDUd0ir4-ZcXXWllCuyUwadVH6edANpv7gZrj-3Cn9EoB9ZudNE…

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Ink From Ancient Egyptian Papyri Contains Copper

Does your collection include papyrus artifacts?  Until recently, the inks used to write on ancient papyrus were assumed to be carbon-based.  Researchers have discovered that the inks in this papyrus manuscript actually contain copper, which will affect the methods…