JUST IN: INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR COLLECTIONS – PROCEEDINGS OF 2021: A PEST ODYSSEY, THE NEXT GENERATION. If, like us, your new year’s resolution includes tackling that pile of conservation reading, you might want to check out this new title. To whet your appetite, see the recent book review by OCC’s Head Conservator, Jane Eagan,... Continue Reading →
MAINTAINING THE RECORD AT CHANTRY LIBRARY!
The Chantry Library has a complete set of IPC’s The Paper Conservator and holds a back up copy as well just in case. We have a few gaps in the second set and this month we’re very grateful to paper conservator and Camberwell alumna, Deborah Willis, for offering two issues that we were missing. Deborah... Continue Reading →
Paintings Conservators, Take Note!
We have had a number of donations from well wishers recently and the latest comes from Irina Dolgikh who has given the Library some fantastic books on conservation of paintings. Irina trained in painting conservation with... Continue Reading →
Following Libraries Week, the Chantry Library is celebrating by adding two new publications to our shelves, a kind donation from Historic Royal Palaces. They both provide invaluable guidance for filming in heritage settings and putting on conservation-friendly events in spaces where collections are on display. Your guide to safe, successful and conservation-friendly events Just some... Continue Reading →
The Chantry Library is the grateful recipient of a donation of books from Bob Child’s personal library, given by his wife, Valentine Walsh Child. Through this very generous donation of some 30 books, we have improved our sections on identification of materials (bone, ivory, wood), moulds and biological deterioration, church furnishings and buildings conservation, along... Continue Reading →
New Year, new books! What’s been eating your collection over Christmas?
Welcome to 2020 - and still in a (slightly) festive mindframe our first blog of the year will celebrate a further donation of books from a great supporter of the Library, David Pinniger. A major contributer to the field of Integrated Pest Management, the Library already has a number of David Pinniger's books, as well... Continue Reading →