Monthly Archives: October 2011

Christopher Clarkson’s gelatine adhesive

Today I have had to prepare gelatine adhesive to work on one of the book I am doing conservation work on. I had been talking to my colleagues Tony and Jenny,  and looking through their notes, they managed to give me … Continue reading

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Tooling and manuscript as endpapers

One of the last find in the Derry and Raphoe collection was this beautiful book with lovely tooling of recorded roll (late 16th-17th Century) quite unusual for such a small size book (16cm in height). Another feature of this collection I really … Continue reading

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Chinese Paintings on Pith Paper

I am just back from London, where I had the chance to attend the ‘Paper from the East’ conference at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.  It is the second Chinese Heritage Conference dedicated to the knowledge of conservation and … Continue reading

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