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Subject: Conference on ceramics and glass

Conference on ceramics and glass

From: Elizabeth Barham <ebarham>
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 1999
Problems and Solutions - an examination of ceramics and glass in
relation to composite objects
UKIC Ceramics and Glass Section Conference

United Kingdom Institutes of Conservation Ceramics and Glass
Conservation Group (UKIC-CGCG)  is holding its Spring 1999 weekend
conference at West Dean College in Chichester, West Sussex, United
Kingdom on 23 - 25 April 1999. The conference starts at 5pm on Fri
23 April and closes at 4pm on Sun 25 April.

Papers will be presented by speakers from the public and the private
sector and post prints will be free to conference attendees.  There
will also be demonstrations and trade stands selling books and

Papers will include:  A case study on the conservation of a mixed
media object of enamel stone and metal, the restoration and
conservation of glass panels from a pair of armchairs, conservation
of an 18th century pier glass mirror from Hampton Court Palace,
treatment of reverse gilt and painted glass panel from a within an
18th century straw box, conservation of artefacts for the funerary
gallery at the British Museum, and conservation problems associated
with Limoge enamels and champleve.  Demonstrations will include: the
use of a variety of clamps in the conservation of ceramic and glass
objects and laser cleaning by a laser scientist from the
conservation centre of the National Museums and Galleries on

Eighty places are available. Fees in pounds sterling:

UKIC Member   UKP36.00
Non-Member UKP45.00
UKIC Student & unwaged UKP18.00

Accommodation, meals and refreshments
Non resident (m&r only)   UKP97.00
Shared twin room with private bathroom UKP144.00
Basic single room with shared bathroom 151.00
Single room with private bath   UKP159.00

For further information and booking form please telephone or send an
SAE to:

    Marion E Boxer
    CGCG Acting Membership Secretary
    4 Arle Gardens
    Hants SO24 9BA
    +44 1962 733517

Elizabeth Barham, Artefacts Conservator
Museum of London Specialist Services
+44 171 814 5646
Fax. +44 171 600 1058

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:70
                Distributed: Thursday, February 25, 1999
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Received on Wednesday, 24 February, 1999

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