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    White "crystallization" on wood African object

    We have a wooden African headdress that seems to have a whitish substance on the surface that is kind of glittery. It's not fuzzy like mold. For this object, we have a conservator's examination report from 1992 that notes: "ghosting from resinous spews ...

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    RE: Exhibit labels question

    We use Blu-tack.  It holds well and does not leave a residue. ------------------------------ Jessica Estes Director of Collections and Exhibitions Telfair Museums Savannah GA (912) 790-8813 ------------------------------

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    RE: Exhibit labels question

    Hi Meghan, A sticky question indeed! We haven't found a perfect solution for all situations but here are some of the things we do when screws and/or magnets won't work: 1) Sometime we put down a liner of 3M blue painters tape (burnish it with a squeegee) ...

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    RE: Exhibit labels question

    Hi Meghan, I've run into similar problems with wall damage and also larger panels falling off the walls when hanging foam labels. My solution is to apply a wire to the back of the panel using epoxy and then just hanging it with nails or hooks. This ...

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    RE: Exhibit labels question

    Have you tried the command velcro (picture hanging) strips? Re-positionable and a clean release! Karen Butler-Clary ------Original Message------ Hi all, I am wondering how others hang their exhibit labels. We typically mount the labels on foam core ...

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