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Offline Crypt.of.Terror

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Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« on: May 25, 2022, 10:53:33 AM »
What's your thoughts?

Can a linen back poster (specifically a six sheet) be stored rolled?

Offline Antoine1973

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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2022, 08:30:54 PM »
I believe so, yes.  All my linenbacked 6-sheets are currently stored rolled, and so far, they seem fine.

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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2022, 08:59:51 PM »
Agreed.  Just don't roll them too tight.

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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2022, 07:00:25 AM »
Yep, don't roll them to tied.
And don't roll them if you see linenbacking is badly done (likle buble of air or weak points in the paper such as cracks, mostly due to unproper drying)
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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2022, 07:08:34 AM »
If they're paper-backed make sure they are rolled with the poster image on the outside of the roll.

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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2022, 11:12:02 AM »
Great. Thanks for the responses. I'd held off on buying a couple linen backed six sheets simply because I have limited free space in our current house to frame and hang posters of this size. In the next 18-24 months we plan to build a large shop/gallery/office/family party space where I'll have room to properly frame and hang these; but I didn't know if it was a good idea to store a linen backed poster rolled for that long.

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Re: Can a linen backed poster be stored rolled?
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2022, 11:18:46 AM »
Totally, I have several large Italian posters that were stored rolled for years with no apparent ill effects.