Signs of the times

As conservators - and librarians - prepare to go back to our workplaces along with much of the rest of the country we are likely to find them carefully marked up to remind us to maintain social distancing. Evidence has been spotted outside the Chantry Library (and for the avoidance of public transport). If only... Continue Reading →

Happy Oak Apple Day!

It’s May 29th: Restoration Day (in the past a public holiday) - or more popularly Oak Apple Day, in tribute to the colourful account of the future Charles II escaping from the Parliamentarians after the Battle of Worcester by hiding in an oak tree.  While not all book/paper conservators will necessarily celebrate the restoration of Charles... Continue Reading →

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