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Course on paper splitting

From: Henrik Roerig <h.roerig>
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2004
Paper Splitting
Ascona, Switzerland
July 26-30, 2004

Tutor: John Franklin Mowery

The centro del bel libro in Ascona (Switzerland) offers a course by
the US-american paper conservator Franklin Mowery(Shakespeare
Library Washington) in paper splitting.

Below please find a short description of the course. Further
information and registration under <URL:>

As one of many treatment possibilities in paper conservation, paper
splitting is extremely suitable for paper which is damaged by
microorganisms, ink corrosion or from inherently poor quality
materials (ie. ground wood paper). This course will show that single
sheets can be treated without large technical equipment. Emphasis
will be on hands on work. Frank Mowery will give tips and ideas from
his experience in paper splitting.

Language: English, German
Fee: CHF 950 / EURO 655.
Material costs: CHF 20/ EURO 14
Participants: conservators, participants with equivalent knowledge

Henrik Roerig
Head of department paper and book conservation

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:2
                   Distributed: Friday, June 18, 2004
                        Message Id: cdl-18-2-018
Received on Wednesday, 16 June, 2004

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