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Unglue vintage albumen photos

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Old 01-23-2016, 06:00 PM
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Question Unglue vintage albumen photos

On removing glue on photo in albums. What can you do if you are trying to unglue vintage albumen photos from paper.
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Old 01-23-2016, 06:47 PM
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Re: Removing old glued photos from paper

Avoid water. You might experiment on an edge or on an unimportant sample with other solvents. But I suspect mechanical separate (thin spatula, patience) might be your only recourse.
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Old 01-24-2016, 08:42 AM
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Re: Unglue vintage albumen photos

Any professional person you could recommend?
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Old 01-24-2016, 08:47 AM
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I'd ask at your nearest big historical museum. You'd want someone in person.
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Re: Removing old glued photos from paper

removed - returning to lurking.

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