Before treatment
Relaxing the poster.
Pasting out the handmade Japanese lining paper with Japanese purified wheat starch. paste.
Applying the lining...
Ensuring the poster and lining are securely attached.
Removing the protective polyester sheet from the front of the poster
Securing damaged areas
Once the poster was dry it was placed in an archival polyester sleeve and is now stored flat in a plan chest
After treatment.
Before treatment this poster was rolled. It was lined similarly to the poster above. After treatment it was float mounted and framed for exhibition with archival low static, Ultra Violet protecting acrylic glazing.
The back of the poster
Folding has resulted in tears in the fold lines
Easing out distortions
Final preparation of the poster before lining.
The poster is lightly surface cleaned