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Subject: Scholarship for Montefiascone

Scholarship for Montefiascone

From: Denise Troughton <denise.troughton<-at->
Date: Monday, February 9, 2009
Montefiascone Book Conservation Summer School

Conservation by Design Limited (CXD) have launched its coveted
Nicholas Hadgraft Memorial Scholarship for 2009.

Now in its fifth year, the scholarship awards UKP1000 towards the
cost of attending the Montefiascone Book Conservation Summer School,
a unique bookbinding course held each year in the medieval town of
Montefiascone, Italy.  The school runs for four weeks in July and
August and each week features a different course and tutor.

This year's courses include Re-creating the medieval Palette,
Multi-quire, wooden boarded codex from Egypt, Late 18th century
French Binding Structures and Ethiopian Bindings Workshop

In 2005, Stuart Welch the former owner of Conservation By Design
Limited, in remembrance of his dear friend Dr Nicholas Hadgraft, who
died on July the 4th 2004, decided to offer the annual Conservation
By Design 'Nicholas Hadgraft Scholarship'

Nicholas was a regular tutor at Montefiascone from its beginnings
and took great pleasure imparting his knowledge and sharing his love
of books and bookbinding with like-minded individuals.

Scholarship application forms are now available from the CXD website


Completed applications must be received by the 30 April 2009 and the
successful applicant will be notified in May.

Denise Troughton
Conservation By Design Limited
+44 1234 846 360

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Received on Monday, 9 February, 2009

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