Re: Autoclaving gum and gelatin

From: Ryuji Suzuki ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/06/05-11:21:53 AM Z
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From: Judy Seigel <>
Subject: Re: Autoclaving gum and gelatin
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2005 01:52:12 -0500 (EST)

> I daresay you can go higher and blah blah blah blah, but I know from
> experience -- from having seen dozens of students suddenly have speckles
> all over their prints, -- that it can be lethal for gum printing, which
> was the process at issue, remember?
> Tracing the print history back, there was (in the case of speckles) just
> about every time, the finding that they had developed the print by hosing
> with scalding water or overheated the gelatin in melting it, or some other
> excess application of heat.
> On the bright side, one student who'd done this recoated with "normal"
> gelatin and was able to rescue several sheets of paper. Still,

So what the other "dozens" minus one do?
And how long is the "history" that you are talking about?

Ryuji Suzuki
"People seldom do what they believe in.  They do what is convenient,
then repent." (Bob Dylan, Brownsville Girl, 1986)
Received on Sun Feb 6 11:22:18 2005

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