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Seminar on historic interiors

From: Kathryn Hallett <kathryn.hallett<-a>
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2005
Dust to Dust: Science, Perception and Management in Historic
British Library, London, UK
12th April 2005

For: managers, customer services, research scientists, conservators
and curators of monuments ranging from caves to historic houses.

This seminar follows the completion of a three-year project led by
the National Trust in partnership with the University of East
Anglia, Historic Royal Palaces and English Heritage, funded by the
Leverhulme Trust. The issues covered will include the mechanisms of
dust deposition and accumulation, impact on visitor perceptions,
housekeeping policy and cleaning frequency.  Optimising access and
conservation in these historic interiors will be discussed together
with the implications for conservation management plans, visitor
capacity and revenue.

There will be visits arranged to two historic houses (close to
London) on 11th April and delegates are encouraged to attend an
informal dinner that evening.  The cost will be UKP40.00 per day
which includes lunch on the 12th April (but excludes dinner on the

To register your interest or to find out more please e-mail
dust<-a t->nationaltrust< . >org< . >uk

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