[Alt-photo] Framing and shipping prints for show.

Mark Gould siark at me.com
Fri Jun 30 19:50:01 UTC 2017


Hi Dan,

Acrylic is just as good as glass imho. In the UK Arqadia supplies Tru Vue glass and acrylic https://www.arqadia.co.uk/category.aspx?id=139 <https://www.arqadia.co.uk/category.aspx?id=139>. I’m sure you could find a similar acrylic in the US.

Mark

> On 30 Jun 2017, at 19:35, Daniel Williams via Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> 
> I've got a show coming up in September in San Luis Obispo, CA and I live near Seattle. All the other shows I've had were here in Washington and driving to the site was not an issue.  This time either I need to make a long drive to deliver and pick up my work or I need to ship it which I've never done. There will be Twenty to twenty-four 11x14 prints.
> 
> I could use some advice on two issues.
> 
> First: I have always used glass with my frames but this time, if I ship them, I'm considering acrylic to reduce weight and avoid breakage. Maybe with UV protection but not the glare-free. any thoughts on this?
> 
> Second: Any recommendations on shipping?
> 
> Dan Williams
> Enumclaw WA
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