Removing "dent" in fiber print

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by JustK, Sep 10, 2005.

  1. JustK

    JustK Member

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    Hi All,

    I was hinge mounting a print last night (only my 3rd time) and some of the glue from the tape ended up on my print. I was able to remove the glue (rice or wheat paste I think) with lots of Q-tips and distilled water, but what remains is a "dent" or "bubble" about the size of my thumb-nail on the print.

    Is there anyway to flatten this? I have a mounting press, but I was afraid to apply heat in case I made it worse, like a crease. Any suggestions?

    Blessings, Krystyna
     
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    Perhaps, you should try to rewash the whole print?
     
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    Good Evening, Krystyna,

    Is this FB paper?? If so, I'd follow Suzanne's advice and then flatten the print in the mounting press. I doubt if the press heat would exacerbate the problem.

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    Thanks for your replies!

    Thank you both for your good advice! I think that will do the trick!

    It's amazing working with fiber paper, it cleaned up nice after the accident, and hopefully will regain its form after another wash.

    Blessings, K