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Bottom) By infrared examination the 'oval' is revealed as an inscription on the wood support. Condition report forms and terminology exhibition, but may present problems of interpretation in a travelling exhibition where a cumulative condition report is required. At the same time photographs, if not taken sharply, and not emphasizing in an unequivocal way the condition the examiner wishes to emphasize, are virtually worthless. Conservators and curators are very familiar with the way in which photographs can be altered in the dark room to give an object a 'favourable' or 'unfavourable' appearance, concealing or emphasizing a particular condition on the surface.
Here one might also differentiate 'old' damages from fresh or 'new' damages. The term insecurity refers to weakness or fragility in the structure which may lead to damage as a result of stresses or strains on the object. g. cracks, distortions, blistering, corrosion spots, slight discolorations, or changes in lustre. g. panel paintings, ethnographic objects of complex construction, furniture) when they are exposed to erratic and excessive variations in relative humidity and temperature. Expansion, contraction, or other geometrical changes will occur.
Capacity sensitive to about 10 grams. For smaller or precious objects a low capacity balance sensitive to milligrams is necessary. g. corrugated cardboards), acid free papers, glassine, and tissue paper (large format), for the purpose of separating items which have to be stacked or individually isolated. Polyethylene sheets may be used for dust protection but avoided in environments where the temperatures are likely to change abruptly, and possibly causing condensation. In an increasing number of exhibitions the environmental conditions (relative humidity, temperature, light levels) are specified.