Sep 11 2017

Repairing and Cleaning Old New York Maps

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryRepairing and Cleaning Old New York Maps

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In yesterday’s New York Times, a piece on efforts by the New York City Municipal Archives to preserve the city’s earliest maps and architectural drawings. Inside the lab, conservators talk about the care of antique maps like a doctor discusses a patient’s condition and treatment in an intensive care unit. Conservators will lay a given map … Continue reading "Repairing and Cleaning Old New York Maps"