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Subject: Courses on Book Conservation

Courses on Book Conservation

From: David Leigh <westdean>
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 1999
Short courses in Book Conservation and related area
West Dean College

West Dean College is offering a series of short courses in Book
Conservation and related areas, available from Spring 2000. Using
the excellent workshop facilities available in the Book Conservation
department, the courses will offer book and paper conservators, and
other professionals, the chance to work with leading practitioners
in the field, combining practice at the bench with discussion and

The courses will vary in length but average about one week, making
them accessible to conservators in-post who wish to continue their
professional development. It is hoped that bursaries will be

One of the first courses in the series will be Papermaking for Book
and Paper Conservators, run by Peter Bower from May 30th - June 2nd
2000. The course will include practical papermaking, examination of
papers, and an exploration of the requirements of the paper
historian and how these can affect the work of the paper or book

For details contact

    West Dean College
    West Dean, Chichester
    West Sussex, PO18 0QZ U.K.
    +44 1243 811301
    Fax: +44 1243 811343
    westdean [at] pavilion__co__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:20
               Distributed: Thursday, September 16, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-20-031
Received on Wednesday, 15 September, 1999

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