PhD Theses Conservation TAGS: | | My name is Nicole and I am excited to be in my fourth week as the new digitisation project conservator working on conserving the PhD theses before digitisation. The PhDs …Continue reading →

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Paper and Water: Conservation Principles TAGS: | This week’s blog post comes from Special Collections Conservator, Emily, who recently attended a conservation training workshop in Edinburgh… Earlier this year in September, I attended a two-day course organised by …Continue reading →

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Thomson-Walker Internship – Round 2! TAGS: | | This week’s blog come from Victoria Haddock, a recent graduate, and our second Thomson-Walker intern…. I am currently approaching the end of my fourth week of a ten-week internship working …Continue reading →

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Book conservation skills for paper conservators TAGS: | | This week’s blog post comes from Projects Conservator, Katharine Richardson, who recently attended a workshop to learn basic book conservation techniques…. Last month I attended a two day workshop, Book Conservation …Continue reading →

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A Hurdy-Gurdy Experience TAGS: | | Today’s blog post comes from Michelle Kirk, a West Dean College student (MA Conservation of Furniture and Related Materials) who undertook a conservation placement with the CRC this Summer… Although …Continue reading →

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Shooting the breeze TAGS: | | | | It’s not every day that you are asked to conserve a magic spell on papyrus, but this is exactly what happened when I was asked to take a look an …Continue reading →

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Conservation Placement – Northumbria University TAGS: | | | | Lisa Mitchell, conservation placement student from Northumbria University, describes her experience of working at the CRC in this week’s blog post… Over the past two weeks I have had the …Continue reading →

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A Passage to India – Part 2 TAGS: | | | | In this week’s blog, Special Collections Conservator, Emily Hick, describes the next stage of conserving a collection of Indian paintings, and explains how she used a rigid gel to remove …Continue reading →

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Student Placement – Joey Shuker Joey Shuker, conservation placement student from Camberwell College of Art describes her experience of working at the CRC in this week’s blog post… I have been very fortunate to have …Continue reading →

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Volunteer Voice – Laura Keizer TAGS: | In this week’s blog, we interview a conservation volunteer to find out what they do in the studio and the benefits of volunteering…. 1.What is your name? Laura Keizer 2. …Continue reading →

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Voyages of Discovery In this weeks’ blog post we are pleased to welcome our newest member of staff,...
The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...

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