Week 3

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Conservator Liz Schulte and student intern Anna Connolly reducing surface grime

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Reducing surface grime with soft closed-cell sponge

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Reducing surface grime with small brush and low-suction HEPA filter vacuum

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Introducing humidity along creases with ultrasonic humidifier

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Flattening creases with warm tacking iron

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Student intern Veronic Paltaratskaya flattening creased edges of painting

Week 3