Chinese Insect Paper

Interesting article in Archival Products recently about the history and use of insect-resistant paper in China. Author Jody Beenk is the Head of Preservation & Conservation at University of Hong Kong Libraries.  In the article she describes each of the different types of traditional insect-resistant paper: Yellow, Wax Burnish, Pepper, Blue, and Orange Red.

Here’s the pdf: ChineseInsectPaper_apnewsvol19no4

Insect Paper


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