Maranyl as a fixative for pastel

Pastel consists of powdered pigments pressed in the shape of sticks, the cohesion being almost entirely mechanical. The fragility of pastel results from the very loose holding to the surface of paper. Use a fixative which is not soluble in water and that is not likely to darken or change the colours...

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Published in: Library and archives conservation. The boston athenaeum's 1971 seminar on the application of chemical and physical methods to the conservation of library and archival materials. May 17-21 1971 p. 139-140
Main Author: Hamelin, Bernard
Other Authors: Cunha, George Martin ed, Tucker, Norman Paul ed, Application of chemical and physical methods to the conservation of library and archival materials
Published: Boston, Massachusetts : The library of the boston athenaeum 1972
Summary: Pastel consists of powdered pigments pressed in the shape of sticks, the cohesion being almost entirely mechanical. The fragility of pastel results from the very loose holding to the surface of paper. Use a fixative which is not soluble in water and that is not likely to darken or change the colours since it has a mat finish.
Language: eng