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Subject: Training day on parchment

Training day on parchment

From: Oliver Antony <antony.oliver<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Archives and Records Association Preservation and Conservation
Group are happy to announce the following training event:

Training day on Parchment for Conservators and other interested

Conservation Studio
Norfolk Record Office
The Archive Centre
23 May 2012

An exciting opportunity to participate in this training day on the
many and varied facets of the conservation and preservation of
parchment and to see and listen to some of the top practitioners in
their field.

Delegates will be able to see demonstrations and learn more about
such subjects as the conservation of a pedigree, Gelatine poultices
and adhesive uses for parchment, recent approaches to parchment
manuscript conservation, mounting parchment for storage and display,
case studies on a Limp Vellum stationery Binding and Experiments in
mounting large scale items and understanding collagen/gelatine
interactions in parchment artefacts.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to participate in 2 of the
practical demonstrations: Gelatine poultices and adhesive uses for
parchment and Mounting parchment for storage display. For these
sessions please bring an apron/protective clothing/small tools. More
details to follow.

This training day is a great opportunity for Conservators to meet,
learn, network and swap ideas.

This training event is strictly limited to 15 places on a first come
first serve basis.

Details on how to book please see below.


    10.00-10.30am       Introduction and refreshments (Hayman Room)
                        Welcome to the Archive Centre by Dr.
                        John Alban, County Archivist, NRO

    10-30-11.15         "Parchment conservation: Work on the Vaughan
                        Mark Allen

    11-15-12.00         "Gelatine poultice and adhesive uses for
                        Antoinette Curtis and Yuki Uchida

    12-00-12.30         "Case studies in parchment

                        "A limp parchment stationery binding: Unique
                        and challenging"
                        Sophie Rushmere

                        "Experiments in mounting large-scale
                        Christian Russell

    12-30-1.30pm        Lunch (not included)

                        Options: Bring or purchase
                        sandwiches/snacks(hot or cold)/drinks at
                        County Hall shop and eat in the Norfolk
                        County Council canteen.

                        Norfolk County Council canteen purchase hot
                        or cold lunch--vegetarian meals are

    1-30-2.15           "'Unfortunate necessity': Recent approaches
                        to parchment manuscript conservation at the
                        Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium"
                        Edward Cheese

    2-15-3.00           "Mounting parchment for storage and display"
                        Rachel Greenwood

    3-00-3.45           "Understanding collagen gelatine
                        interactions in parchment artefacts"
                        Lee Gonzalez

    3-45-4.00           Questions

    4.00pm              Close of Training Day

Members:        UKP55.00
Non-members:    UKP70.00

To book please contact

    Lorraine Logan
    Archives and Records Association
    +44 1823 327030

Antony Oliver ACR
Conservation Unit
Sheffield Archives
52 Shoreham Street
Sheffield S1 4SP
+44 1142039399

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