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2012 Photomicrography Competition

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2012 Photomicrography Competition

Tomasz Kozielec

Nicolaus Copernicus University
Department of Paper and Leather Conservation
Toruń, Woj. Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

Subject Matter:

Surface of shark tanned skin (chromium compound was used for tanning process)

(40x)
Technique:

Reflected Light


see: reflected light

The shark skin is specific because it is very rare in historic collections and has a rough surface (like a kind of sand-paper).