The Front of the Indenture after treatment.
After treatment this deed was stored in an archival box with protective foam. Please check the housing & Storage page to view it.
After treatment
During treatment, after removing mould damage the deed, which has 2 attached skins bound together by seals, is treated; it is gently flattened to remove distortions.
Before treatment showing mould damage
Before treatment, showing a parchment deed storage box damaged by mould
Animal skins are very sensitive to environmental fluctuations and can distort as is visible in this photograph. Such distortions will damage inks and pigments.
Inside the box....
The back of the Indenture after treatment.
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