Land property drawing

Conservation of a legal document of land property, 1926.

Printed and handwritten text with colored areas. Many types of ink present in signatures and stamps.


The document was quite dirty but, above all, there were important deformations. The main objective was to prepare the document for safe use and matting.


Private collection.


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.



  • Dust
  • Dirt and stains
  • Folded areas and deformations
  • Some paper loss in the surface and the edges
  • Paper color change
  • Possible mold presence
  • Ink diffusion

Treatment applied

  • Dry cleaning
  • Preventive disinfection
  • Repair of paper loss
  • Flattening
  • Consolidation of tears and folding lines