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Publication on Perth flood

From: Elizabeth Robertson Rose <liz>
Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
The Scottish Society For Conservation and Restoration (SSCR)
recently held a seminar on the recovery and treatment of works of
art and objects damaged in the 1993 flood in Perth, Scotland. Papers
arising from the seminar are now available for purchase, as the
24-page publication: 'Perth Flood Seminar: Every Cloud Has A Silver

Contributions include:

    Noah's Ark: Perth Museum and the Great Flood
    by Susan Payne (Perth Museum and Art Gallery)

    Recollections on the Flood at Perth Museum and Art Gallery
    by Dr Jim Tate (National Museums of Scotland) and
    Sarah Slade (Australian National Maritime Museum)

    Size (and Other Matters): The Conservation of Water-damaged
    by Clare Meredith (Conservation Studio, Hopetoun House)

    Freeze-drying Flood-damaged Books and Documents From Perth
    Museum and Art Gallery
    by Theo Skinner (National Museums of Scotland)

    See How They Run: Conserving Perth Museum's Flood-damaged
    by Vanessa Charles (Dundee University Library Conservation Unit)

    The Conservation of Flood-damaged Photographic Material from
    Perth Museum and Art Gallery

    by Christopher Harvey (Christopher Harvey Photographic

    Treatment of Flood-damaged Mixed-media Items From the Social
    History Collection
    by Amanda Clydesdale (AOC Archaeology Group)

    Conservation of Japanese Edged Weapons
    by Brian Melville (National Museums of Scotland)

The cost of the publication is: SSCR members: 10UKP; non-members:
12UKP plus postage: UK: 1.00UKP: Europe-1.50 UKP; outside Europe:

To order the publication, please contact:

    The Glasite Meeting House
    33 Barony Street
    Edinburgh EH3 6NX
    Scotland, UK
    +44 1506 811777
    Fax: +44 1506 811888
    admin [at] sscr__demon__co__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:1
                   Distributed: Monday, June 19, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-1-014
Received on Tuesday, 13 June, 2000

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