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Trials and Jubilations in Book Conservation: Part 1

Posted on 15th April 2018

While studying at West Dean, a key and sobering lesson I have learned is that most of the objects you will work on as a book conservator will be brown. Sometimes reddish-brown, sometimes greenish-brown, but still basically brown.

Accordingly, there was cause for celebration when The Royal Jubilee 1935 came across my bench. ...

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