Nov 08 2017

Return of the native: Restoring a rare 354-year-old map

published by Ishveena Singh
in blog Geoawesomeness
original entryReturn of the native: Restoring a rare 354-year-old map

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What does it take to restore a rare 17th-century map – found in a condition so fragile that even the force of a person’s breath could damage it – to its former glory? More than a thousand hours of painstaking work by 11 skilled conservators over a period of four years. What’s the story here? […]

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