In Progress: Map of Virginia, Marylandia, Carolina 2011.64ab

Before Treatment

Laid paper on a cardboard backing; black printing ink; watercolor in red, green, tan.

Published circa 1750, 25"x20.879"

Condition: Discolored paper; tidelines; large scattered foxing; originally folded; tears and losses along folds; creases along folds; dirt/grime along bottom edge; tide lines along bottom edge; mold stains; color faded; copper green oxidized in places; writing in pencil in some areas


Solubility testing
Mechanical cleaning
Wet & remove backing

Before Treatment Detail

Solubility Testing
Backing Removal

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