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Subject: Lectures on preservation science--addendum

Lectures on preservation science--addendum

From: Dianne Lee van der Reyden <dvan>
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2003
The  Preservation Directorate of the Library of Congress announces
the following 3 updates regarding its series of lectures on Topics
in Preservation Science:

    1.  Richard Rhorer (of National Institute of Standards and
        Technology) will speak on February 14, 2003 on The Charters
        of Freedom Encasement, 9:45-10:30 AM in Dining Room A on 6th
        floor of the Madison Building, Library of Congress

    2.  Cheryl Porter (Chemist, Director of the Montefiascone
        Library Conservation Project, Italy) will give a course on
        history and use of pigments and ink, with the following
        lectures open to the public:

        Inks: Sepia, Iron Gall and Carbon: Making the Medieval Book
        Pickford Theater
        February 18 2003
        9-12

        The Medieval "Palette": Media
        Pickford Theater
        February 18, 2003:
        1-4

        The Medieval Blues: The Coloring of Tawed Skins
        West Dining Room
        February 19, 2003
        1-4

        Organic Colors: The Making and Use of "Lake" Colors
        Pickford Theater
        February 20, 2003
        1-4

        Pigments and Conservation Issues: Identification and
        Consolidation, ,
        Pickford Theater
        February 21, 2003:
        1-4

    3.  Postponed: The February 26, 2003 presentation by Chandru
        Shahani (Chief, Research and Testing Division, Preservation
        Directorate, Library of Congress), on Understanding How
        Paper Ages and How We Can Save It, has been postponed until
        further notice.

The Topics in Preservation Science lectures are free and open to the
public.  For more information about this series, which is
continually expanded and updated, see
<URL:http://www.loc.gov/preserv/tops/schedule.html>


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