Posts by Cecilia

Western Hand-made paper making – video

Here is an interesting video about Western Hand-made paper making by Fabriano in Italy. The quality and characteristics of paper...

Pigment consolidation

During my work at the Chester Beatty Library as the 2015-2016 Heritage Council Intern, I had the opportunity to assess...

“Oxford University College Leases” – Iron gall ink treatment

I carried out this project during my placement in 2015 in the Oxford Conservation Consortium. These documents from the late...

“Care and conservation of manuscripts” in Copenhagen

On the 12th of April, I had the chance to fly to Denmark to be part of the Care and...

Chester Beatty Library – “Lapis and Gold, The Story of the Ruzbihan Qur’an” Temporary exhibition

During my work this year as the Heritage Council Intern in Book Conservation at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin,...

“Essays” by David Hume

Essays by David Hume is a half leather binding with a tube hollow, with five false raised bands, and it...

“Corpus Christi College Oxford” – Leather consolidation

This project was executed during a work placement in 2015 in the Oxford Conservation Consortium. Phi E.3.5. is a blind-tooled...

Limp-paper conservation bindings

I made these models of limp-paper conservation bindings in 2015 at West Dean College during a course given by Sonja Schwoll (associate...

Enclosures

During my studies at West Dean College, I made various enclosure models to gain better hand skills alongside a better understanding...

Seminar “Care and conservation of manuscripts” – Copenhagen

I am delighted to be part of the upcoming 16th seminar on the “Care and conservation of manuscripts” that will...