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Course on history of stationery bindings

From: Tina Boyle <accounts>
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2001
An Introduction to the History of Stationery Bindings
Public Record Office
Ruskin Avenue
Richmond Surrey TW9 4DU
March 14, 2002
Speakers:

    Fred Bearman
    Private Conservator, London

    Peter Whitehead, Senior Conservator
    Libraries and Guidhall Art Gallery

    Maria Hernandez

This one-day course will include new research on the history of limp
and semi-limp stationery binding structures from 13th century Italy,
and follows their structural changes as they spread through Europe.
Some of the variations of these types of bindings from the 15th
century will be explored and their evolution followed through to
the 19th century spring-back.  A slide show of Spanish wallet
bindings will conclude the morning session.  In the afternoon these
will be a demonstration of binding a 16th century stationery book,
followed by an illustrated talk of case studies discussing some of
the problems of preserving and conserving these books and their
bindings.  These will be a small display of relevant bindings from
the PRO's collection throughout the day.

Cost:
    UKP75 members of the IPC before 18 January 2002
    UKP95 after January 18th
    UKP115 non-members before 18 January
    UKP135 after 18 January

Materials, lunch and refreshments are included in the cost.  Booking
forms are available from Leigh Lodge.  Confirmation of booking will
only be made on receipt of payment.

Tina Boyle
Institute of Paper Conservation
Leigh Lodge
Leigh, Worcester WR6 5LB
 +44 1886 8328323
Fax: +44 1886 833688


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