Monthly Archives: November 2012

Check..1..2..3…

I really enjoyed delivering my presentation to my largest audience yet recently. This one even demanded a microphone and was well attended, with 119 people coming to listen to my talk on Paper Conservation. Each time I present the talk, I … Continue reading

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Multi-coloured mould

I received an object into the studio recently which had what may be the worst mould I have ever seen on a paper object. Needless to say, it went straight into quarantine to reduce the risk of any spread of … Continue reading

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Painting exhibition; Mansion House, Jesmond, Newcastle

I’m going to a John Nicholson and Dunelm Fine Art open evening tomorrow night which will mark the start of their 3-day exhibition at the Mansion House in Jesmond, Newcastle, (Wednesday to Saturday this week). Looking forward to seeing a great … Continue reading

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(Un)covered Histories

You just never know what you may find. This can sometimes be true of family documents which undergo conservation. Today in the studio I removed a modern, browned and acidic backing board from a wedding certificate dated 1863. In contrast … Continue reading

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