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Workshops on book conservation

From: Karen Vidler <karen<-at->
Date: Sunday, March 4, 2012
Workshops on Book Conservation 2012
Book Conservation Services
Northampton, UK

Lead Instructor:

    Karen Vidler
    Senior Book and Paper Conservator

Workshop 1: Conservation of Leather Bindings

    Suitable for: Bookbinding and Conservation students. Experienced
    Book and Archive Conservators.

    This four-day workshop is a combination of lectures,
    demonstrations and practical work.

    Program will include: Documentation and examination; Ethics and
    treatment options; Treating degraded leathers; Board
    reattachment techniques; Selecting, paring and dyeing leathers
    for repair.

Workshop 2: Individual Book Conservation Training

    Suitable for: Bookbinding and Conservation students. Experienced
    Book Restorers and Book Conservators.

    This four-day workshop will focus on each participant's specific
    book conservation project. Individual instruction will be given.

    Program will include: Treatment options and repair techniques
    applicable to each project. Participants will discuss their
    project with Karen before commencing the workshop.

Administriva for both workshops:

      Language: All workshops will be delivered in English.

      Dates: Over two weekends by mutual agreement.

      Maximum participants: 4 participants

      Cost: UKP300 per person, including basic materials and lunch
      Payment made prior to commencement of the workshop.,
      Assistance with accommodation is available (15% discount for
      students, proof required)

      Location: Book Conservation Services, Northampton, UK

Karen Vidler established Book Conservation Services (BCS) in 2006.
She is a Book and Paper Conservator with over 15 years experience in
the conservation and restoration of books. She is also a qualified
Bookbinder and specialist in the care and conservation of leather

For further details:


Contact Karen with specific enquiries regarding the workshops:
karen<-at->bookconservationservices<.>co<.>uk +44 1604 605 093

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