Monthly Archives: November 2010

CAT

When Jenny and I visited Benburb Priory in October we discussed the possibility of conducting a collection survey as part the priory’s preparation for applying to the Heritage Lottery Fund. Currently HLF encourage applicants to include a collection survey in … Continue reading

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A theft

Yesterday I received my usual monthly email from ICON dispensing the latest conservation news, upcoming events, lectures and conferences and other information. One of the other pieces of information was a theft from The National Archives, two early printed books … Continue reading

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Progress Report 2

It’s been a while since I posted an update on my interventive conservation work. I’m still working away on my leather reback, slowly but surely. Between working on the in-situ books and other activities I have had little time to … Continue reading

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This one’s for all the Texans

A well-loved atlas came into the studio a couple of weeks ago in need of some serious repair. The project is not currently taking on private work but once the 3-year project completes at the end of 2011 the plan … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Museum Buildings, part 2

Okay, back to my post on a course that we recently attended in Copenhagen, on the Design of Energy Efficient Museum Buildings. On the Wednesday, we went to the Open Air Museum in Sorgenfri and the Museum for Industrial Culture … Continue reading

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Enviart COST Action D42 Final Conference 2010

Well Alessandro and I have just returned from a two-day conference in Dublin outlining the research carried out as a result of the EnviArt COST Action D42. The Action took place over three years with 26 countries participating in the … Continue reading

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EnviArt COST Action D42 Final Conference 2010

The blog posts are going to be a little sparse in the next week or so because I have been lucky enough to receive funding from The Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works in Ireland (ICHAWI) to … Continue reading

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