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    Alpha Castro, left, and Chris Blackburn paint sizing, which prepares it to be gilded, onto the ornamental plaster ceiling in the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.

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    Chris Blackburn carves a piece of repaired plaster over the fireplace in the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.

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    Alpha Castro uses a brush to clean off extra gold leaf from the ornamental plaster ceiling the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta. The brush also burnishes the leaf to a shine.

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    Alpha Castro presses lemon gold gilding onto ornamental plaster eggs on the ceiling of the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.

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    Lithgow Library reading room gets historic paint job - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Chris Blackburn paints sizing, which prepares it to be gilded, onto the ornamental plaster ceiling in the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.

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    Lithgow Library reading room gets historic paint job - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Chris Blackburn paints sizing, which prepares it to be gilded, onto the ornamental plaster ceiling in the reading room on Wednesday in the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.

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