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'Dancing on a Volcano': large crowd of people, many wearing sombreros, some on horse back, around the base of a volcano, with a man dancing on the rim. c.1927 Transfer drawing
- Height: 347 millimetres
- Width: 468 millimetres
Dutch Imp XXc
14 August 1995
Reason for treatment
Remove hinges. Press. Stamp verso. Inlay, mount. Stamp as directed.
Paper hinges on verso. Small loss L edge. Creased with weakened fibres T and B edges.
Hinges removed with Cellofas B3500 (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose) poultice and moist cotton wool swabs. Humidified over capillary matting and Gore-Tex in a chamber and pressed, repeated. Areas of weakened fibres due to creasing strengthened with 0.5% Klucel G (hydroxypropyl cellulose) size applied locally with a spray. Humidified over capillary matting and Gore-Tex in a chamber and pressed. Inlaid using Japanese paper strips and Cellofas B3500 (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose) adhesive.
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Object reference number: PDO2785
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