Damned “sellotapes”!

Which damages cause sellotapes? Can we release documentary heritage from these fatty strips?
Explanation for the degradation mechanisms of this historic “remedial” tapes that we can find in documents of all kinds, and restoration possibilities in each case. Continue reading

Minimal intervention on “Serra & Balet” documents

Standard treatment of minimal intervention on documentation with slight damages: Disinfection, removal of clips and staples, consolidation and folder to fit Continue reading

The value of things

Inpainting is the main controversial in a restoration as it demands to set criteria in not at all trivial matters: Meaning, function and unique nature of artefacts Continue reading