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Institute of Paper Conservation meeting

From: Sabina Pugh <sp>
Date: Thursday, January 21, 1999
The Use of the Nebuliser for Humidification and Paint Layer

    28 January 1999
    Morning session: Book Conservation Studio, Victoria and Albert

    London 16 February 1999
    Afternoon session: The Conservation Centre National Museums and
    Galleries on Merseyside

    Tutor: Sandra Grantham, paper conservator. Cost UKP55.00 to
    members, UKP70.00 to non-members. There are 10 places available
    on each workshop with priority to Institute of Paper
    Conservation members. Booking closes for Merseyside meeting on
    February 1st.

IPC Librarians' Course

    22 April 1999
    Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham,
    Edgbaston, Birmingham. Cost UKP75.00. 30 places.

    Tutor: Caroline Bendix, freelance library conservator, advisor
    to the National Trust, and consultant to English Heritage. Aimed
    at librarians and curators, the course will concentrate on
    book-related topics but will also embrace archive-related
    problems. Subjects will include book structures, storage and
    display, environmental factors and their control, protective
    measures, safe handling plus guidelines for readers,
    identification of causes that are detrimental to books, the
    importance of preventive conservation, and basic emergency and
    salvage requirements. Delegates will be encouraged to discuss
    and handle objects.

An Introduction to Early and Medieval Bookbindings--a foundation to
understanding later techniques

    27 June to 2 July 1999
    St Aldates Conference Centre, Oxford. 14 places

    Tutor: Christopher Clarkson, freelance book conservator and
    library consultant. This 5-day workshop, aimed at library and
    archive conservators, and librarians, will consist of lectures
    supported by slides, model studies, and field trips within
    Oxford. Some techniques may be illustrated with practical
    demonstrations if clarification is needed. The workshop will
    also cover the identification of binding structures, and the
    recognition and recording of materials and techniques. Course

        UKP440  IPC member  paid before 1 May
        UKP485  IPC member  paid after  1 May
        UKP500  non-member  paid before 1 May
        UKP550  non-member  paid after  1 May

This includes coffee, tea and lunches each day, an evening
reception, course materials, and field trips to local collections.
Confirmation of booking will only be made of receipt of payment.
Cheques should be made payable to IPC and sent to Leigh Lodge.

All enquiries and bookings to:

    Institute of Paper Conservation
    Leigh Lodge
    Worcester WR6 5LB
    +44 1886 832323
    Fax: +44 1886 833688
    clare [at] ipc__org__uk

Sabina Pugh
Room 325
Bodleian Library
Oxford OX1 3BG
+44 1865-277080
Fax: +44 1865 277182

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:60
                 Distributed: Friday, January 22, 1999
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Received on Thursday, 21 January, 1999

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