What's the Damage?
From accidental water damage to the accumulation of everyday dirt, numerous types of damage can mar works on paper. Most types of damage to paper items can be repaired or improved with professional expertise. Click below for more information on some of the types of damage that affect paper objects.
Acid burn occurs when a work on paper is in contact with acidic material over a long period of time, such as when an item is stored in a mat made of non-archival board. Exposure to the acidic material causes discoloration and deterioration in the area of contact. Washing and deacidification can help restore the color of a piece and protect it from further deterioration.