Just because it is marked archival…it does not mean it IS archival

Article Dedication

in Honor of

Margaret Bourke-White  &  Lewis Hine

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Taken in part from Dye Stability Testing of Color Imaging Media Edition II artist’s book

by Daniel D. Teoli Jr.

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PrintFile’s archival preservers mid 1990’s vintage (left) ~ new 2016 PrintFile’s archival preservers (right).  After 2 decades of normal household (dark) storage PrintFile’s archival preservers turned yellow. Test was conducted in a non smoking home.

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The pages show the yellowing best when placed in a small pile. Single pages do not show the change as dramatically and may go unnoticed by the archivist.

Single 2016 PrintFile’s archival preserver page on left – Single 1990’s PrintFile’s archival preserver page on right.

Sample fade tests from Edition I of Dye Stability Testing of Color Imaging Media :

http://fadetesting.tumblr.com/

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