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Subject: Montefiascone Project--addendum

Montefiascone Project--addendum

From: Denise Troughton <denise.troughton>
Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2006
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The end of April 2006 is the deadline to apply for a Scholarship
that has been offered by Conservation by Design Limited it will be
awarded to an individual to attend a unique course, to share
knowledge and love of precious books and bookbinding in the
picturesque Italian town of Montefiascone

The scholarship is offered in memory of  Dr Nicholas Hadgraft  a
good friend of Conservation By Design Ltd, who died tragically on
July 4 2004. Nicholas was a research Fellow of the University of the
Arts London. and a well liked and hugely respected professional in
his field. He was a key collaborator on the "Squelch Drying"
technique devised by CXD after a flood at the Founders Library of
the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge proving to be the best way to date
of drying valuable rare books. and recently used after the
devastating floods in Prague.

Stuart Welch, the Managing Director and founder of Conservation By
Design Limited, (CXD) said

   "It gives me great pleasure to announce that application forms
    are now available at
    <URL:http://www.conservation-by-design.co.uk> for the 2nd
    Conservation By Design Limited "Nicholas Hadgraft Memorial
    Scholarship".

    The scholarship is an award of UKP1000 sterling to assist a
    student wishing to attend the annual Montefiascone book
    conservation summer school run by Cheryl Porter. The school runs
    for four weeks in August. Each week offers a different course
    and tutors. It takes place at the same time as the towns wine
    festival so participants can be sure of lots of fun as well as
    learning a thing or two. That's what Nicholas enjoyed about it
    and I hope the winner will too."

All applicants are welcome. The closing date is 30 April 2006.

For further information contact:

    Denise Troughton
    Press Officer
    +44 1234 844 260
    denise.troughton [at] conservation-by-design__co__uk

    Stuart Welch
    Managing Director
    +44 1234 853 555


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