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The Care and Feeding of Celluloid 2017-07-27

History of celluloid

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    T. Erdelyi
    JAIC 1991, Volume 30, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 145 to 162)

    CELLULOID OBJECTS: THEIR CHEMISTRY AND PRESERVATION
    JULIE A. REILLY


    ABSTRACT—Cellulose nitrate plastic was the first synthetic commercial material. Cellulose nitrate was used to produce a great number of objects now in museum collections. This paper discusses the manufacture, deterioration, and preservation of celluloid objects.


    1 A HISTORY OF CELLULOSE NITRATE...
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