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[Before Treatment] Full Mural

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[Mid-Treatment] Karissa Muratore and I cleaning the mural (Courtesy of Evan Krape)

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In-situ at The Delaware River and Bay Authority (Courtesy of Evan Krape)

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[Mid-Treatment] Grime accumulation on a swab

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[Mid-Treatment] Upper-Right Uncleaned

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[Mid-Treatment] Cleaning the mural with citrate solution on cotton swabs (Courtesy of Evan Krape)

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[Mid-Treatment] Kristin deGhetaldi and I discuss mysterious accretions

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[Mid-Treatment] Cleaning the upper portion of the mural

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[Mid-Treatment] Tub of used swabs accumulated in one day's work

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(Courtesy of Evan Krape)

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[Mid-Treatment] Modostuc fills before inpainting

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[After-Treatment] Inpainting of loss completed in Golden PVA paints

Micarta mural

Aurion N. Proctor, 1967
Treatment Performed: at The Delaware River and Bay Authority
Overseen by Conservator: Kristin deGhetaldi

Mural in oil paint on 6 boards that accumulated significant grime and accretions over decades in storage, required cleaning with citrate solution, minor fills to the support, and inpainting