In her work as a conservation specialist at the National Postal Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., Linda Edquist has worked to preserve countless letters and other objects in the museum's enormous collection. How can you use some conservation techniques on your letters at home? Watch Linda demonstrate.
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By Jane S. Long and Richard W. Long
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2000
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By Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum
University Press of New England, 2000
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Simon & Schuster, 2005