Friday 20 July 2012

Washing newspapers

An interesting piece from the Courier newspaper from June 25th demonstrates how the first edition of the Dundee Courier from 1816 has been conserved - simply by washing it! OK, there's a wee bit more to it than that, but fascinating nonetheless - the full story is at

(With thanks to @scotiaheritage on Twitter)


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