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From: "Caren Gimper" <>
Subject: Re: [ALL] Old Photo preservation
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 18:04:38 -0700
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Will this "UnDu" adhesive take the writing off the back of the photos if
there is writing on them??

I have a bunch of photos like this.

Caren Gimper
Knotz Made
www.knotzmade.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "J T Walton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: [ALL] Old Photo preservation


> Jeannine,
> Try a scrapbook store. I have a product called Un-Du Adhesive Remover.
> It safely removes sticky goo from photos, etc. The store should have good
> preservation ideas. Then you can mount them on acid-free paper, o however
> you want to save them. If not a scrapbook store, try the yellow pages for
> photo restoration.
> Preservation is important and lots of people are there to help you.
> Good luck,
> Jeannette
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeannine" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 8:24 PM
> Subject: [ALL] Old Photo preservation
>
>
>> Given the wide array of experience in this group, I was hoping someone
>> could
>> help me with a little problem...
>>
>> I was lent some old family photos. Many of them are glued onto pages of
>> an
>> old album. The paper is that black, felty feeling stuff. I know that's a
>> really scientific explanation, but I'm hoping you all know what I mean!
>> Anyway, some are falling off, others, some past relative tried to rip off
>> so
>> the photo is ripped, some pages have huge holes where someone cut a
>> picture
>> out... Anyway, I would like to safely remove them from the paper if at
>> all
>> possible. The paper is basically disintegrating, and I'm sure it's not
>> good
>> for the photos. I've already put them all in an acid free box, but I'm
>> worried that that's not enough. I tried to find a way to do it online,
>> but
>> couldn't find anything specific. Since we have people on the list who
>> work
>> for historic organizations, I was hoping someone could tell me how to
>> safely
>> do this (if at all), or direct me to a place where I could read how to do
>> it.
>>
>> Thank you all in advance for your advice,
>> Jeannine
>>
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