Privileges of the King of Poland, 1764

Conservation of the 18th century document

Przywileie y Konstytucye seymowe za Panowania Jego Krolewskiey Mći Stanisława Augusta Roku Pańskiego MDCCLXIV. Dnia 3. Grudnia, Warszawa, 1764.

Contemporary binding with wrapper decorated with blue woodcut print.

Vilnius University Library, Rare Prints Department.

 

Conservation by Ieva Rusteikaitė.

 

Note. Due to the fact that pictures were taken in different periods, there might be slight color differences in the photographs.

Condition

  • Dust and heavy dirt
  • Loss in the wrapper
  • Tears and loss in the sheets
  • Important deformation

Treatment applied

  • Dry cleaning
  • Flattening the sheets with heating spatula and pressure
  • Fragile sheet consolidation with tissue paper
  • Repair of paper loss