Oakland's Preservation Fair Features Expert Book and Paper Conservator
Deasy, Deborah, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Amy Baker Williams once made salads at a deli.
Now she mends dirty, old maps.
"I love it," said Williams, 29, a book and paper conservator for the University of Pittsburgh.
This weekend, Williams will be among 30 experts and vendors offering advice and supplies from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 2011 Preservation Fair, to be held at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Oakland.
Fairgoers can take home advice and products to preserve and care for books, photos, paintings, letters and textiles. Experts will demonstrate preservation methods.
"We're going to have people demonstrating some of the cleaning and mending we do," Williams …
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Publication information: Article title: Oakland's Preservation Fair Features Expert Book and Paper Conservator. Contributors: Deasy, Deborah - Author. Newspaper title: Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Publication date: October 2, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.