Once upon a time there was a handsome print, which was to be joined with a beautiful mat. Together, they would be framed in an elegant wood and be very happy… But in time, the mat began to change and the print became yellow and lost its brightness. All the people noticed the change. What was wrong?
The most famous museum curator was brought in for consultation. His diagnosis… the handsome print was not doing well. The mat was not a conservation mat and was slowly causing the print to change. The print would never be as it was. The damage could not be reversed… but it could be halted.
How could all this unhappiness have been prevented?
The handsome print should have been surrounded by museum quality mats and UV light protection glass and backed with archival materials. The mat would have remained bright in color and everyone would have enjoyed the beauty of the print.
The moral of the story… bring your handsome print to Art Gallery of the Rockies for museum conservation framing so all can live happily ever after.