Posts by Cecilia

Gothic binding model

This cutaway model of a Gothic style binding was made in 2014 in Camberwell College of Arts, during a four...

“Traité de Pathologie Vétérinaire” – A paper-covered machine-sewed binding

Traité de Pathologie Médicale des Animaux Domestiques is a 1955 book written by F. Liégeois. The book belongs to a...

Carolingian binding model

This cutaway model of a Carolingian style binding was made in Camberwell College of Arts in London in 2014, during...

“Oxford University College Leases” – Flattening parchment

This work was performed during a placement in 2015 in the Oxford Conservation Consortium. It was part of an on-going...

Research Project – Microdome imaging

In part of my MA research at West Dean College, I studied the sewing structures of historical books by means...

“Navigation Spiritualized” by John Flavel

The Navigation Spiritualized or A New Compass for Seamen is a 19th century book written by John Flavel. The book...

Research Project – The Nizet manuscript

The subject of my first master’s thesis was about the study of an 18th century manuscript from the University of...

Sewing models

Back at West Dean College in 2014, I made various sewing models to allow me a better understanding of the...