NEWSPAPER PRESERVATION RECIPE
by Michael Knapp
Keeping newspaper clippings from turning brown and brittle is always a concern for collectors and researchers. Here's a recipe for preserving a newspaper clipping:.
1. Dissolve a milk of magnesia tablet in a quart of club soda.
2. Let stand overnight.
3. Pour into a pan with the flattened clipping.
4. Soak one hour, remove, pat dry and allow to air dry.
5. Estimated life: 200 years.
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