RATES AND SERVICES

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SERVICES AVAILABLE...

  • CONSERVATION TREATMENT ON PAPER-BASED ARTIFACTS

  • COLLECTION ASSESSMENT

  • STAFF TRAINING ON BASIC CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES

  • DISASTER MITIGATION


SOME OF WHAT I WORK ON...

  • MODERN AND HISTORIC MAPS

  • HISTORIC DOCUMENTS

  • BOOKS AND OTHER BOUND MATERIAL

  • PHOTOGRAPHS

  • DRAWINGS

  • WATERCOLORS

  • PRINTED MATERIAL SUCH AS ENGRAVINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, AND POSTERS

  • SCROLLS


SOME OF WHAT I CAN FIX...

  • STABILIZATION AND LONG TERM PRESERVATION OF PAPER ARTIFACTS

  • REMOVAL OF MOST FORMS OF STAINING AND DISCOLORATION IN PAPER

  • TEARS, CREASES, AND HOLES IN PAPER

  • TAPE AND ADHESIVE REMOVAL AND THE STAINING RESULTING FROM AGED ADHESIVE

  • DAMAGE TO THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR OF BOOKS

  • MOLD REMEDIATION

  • DAMAGED FROM PRIOR FRAMING

  • MANY FORM OF DAMAGE TO PHOTOGRAPHS BACKING REMOVAL OF DETERIORATED BOARDS


THE PROCESS:

STEP 1: ESTIMATES AND CONSULTATIONS FOR TREATMENTS CAN BE CONDUCTED AT NO COST

STEP 2: ONCE THE ESTIMATE IS APPROVED THE PIECE WILL BE DIGITALLY DOCUMENTED, AND A FULL CONDITION

REPORT AND PROPOSAL WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CLIENT.

STEP 3: ONCE THE PROPOSAL IS APPROVED THE TREATMENT WILL BEGIN.

(NO TREATMENT WORK WILL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT FULL DOCUMENTATION AND CONSENT OF THE OWNER

OF THE ARTIFACT)

STEP 4: AFTER TREATMENT IS COMPLETED THE PIECE WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED AND A FINAL

TREATMENT REPORT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CLIENT UPON THE RETURN OF THE PIECE ALONG WITH A FINAL

INVOICE.

(NO TREATMENTS WILL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT DOCUMENTATION AND A FULL REPORT. ALL TREATMENTS ARE CONDUCTED WITH THE HIGHEST ETHICAL STANDARDS AS REQUIRED BY THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CONSERVATION CODE OF ETHICS)