The Chemistry of Conservation and Restoration

Chemistry Preserves History. ‘Using non-invasive analytical techniques, a team of researchers in England have, for the first time, precisely identified the pigments used to illustrate the seven Gutenberg Bibles located in Europe, providing chemical data that could ultimately help preserve and restore these rare historic treasures in addition to providing insights into the printing practices of early Europe.’

New findings may help preserve rare Gutenberg Bibles.



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