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RE: archivalness of gum

Yes, but since gum arabic has been used in painting, the archivalness of it
has gone through time test for a long time, from hundreds to thousands of


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Yves Gauvreau [mailto:gauvreau-yves@cgocable.ca] 
> Sent: Friday, December 21, 2007 12:13 PM
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Subject: Re: archivalness of gum
> Hi,
> Out of curiosity, wouldn't it be appropriate to also consider 
> the gelatin and/or whatever else is used with the pigment(s) 
> in the archivalness equation?
> Yves