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Textile Conservation Centre closure

From: Hans-Christoph von Imhoff <xoph.von.imhoff>
Date: Friday, December 7, 2007
I have added some arguments to the blog on TTC. But I think ICOM-CC
should, and in a very official way, also be informed, probably by
IIC, as well as ICOM, the mother organization, IIC national
committees, the national conservation organisations, perhaps also
ICCROM and certainly Getty, to try to have them throw their
reputation into the UK balance to get the decision reversed. To me
what is happening there is terribly serious and not only for UK
textile and international conservation, but for us all and all the
efforts to preserve our heritage where ever and in what ever
speciality. Give it a push

    From: International Institute for Conservation
    Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 12:59 PM
    Subject: Closure of the Textile Conservation Centre

    The Times article has now generated 28 comments--these can be
    seen on the attached link--as well as a letter to the editor.

        "Textile school is stitched up"
        <URL:http://www.timesonline.co.uk/
            tol/life_and_style/court_and_social/article2987329.ece>

    Graham Voce
    Executive Secretary
    International Institute for Conservation
    of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC)
    6 Buckingham Street
    London WC2N 6BA
    UK
    +44 20 7839 5975
    Fax: +44 20 7976 1564
    iic [at] iiconservation__org
    <URL:http://www.iiconservation.org>

Xoph
Hans-Christoph von Imhoff


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