Here is a short video of a painstaking process of page restoration of a book first made in 1725. The video is posted by the Municipal Archive of Loulé (that’s a city and municipality in Faro District, Portugal).
Archival Work, Book Repair and Restoration
Until the 2nd of April an amazing exhibition is open in Bucharest, Romania. Anatomia Restaurării (The Anatomy of Restoration) is dedicated to 25 years of conservation and restoration conducted at the the Muzeul Naţional de Artă al României (National Museum of Art of Romania). Continue reading →
“Conservators in Collections Care repair a book with a broken cover to prevent further damage. Protecting Harvard’s special collections of rare books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, maps, photographs, and other treasures is the mission of Harvard Library Preservation Services.” Continue reading →
Today iBookBinding continues to publish replies to the recent posts Bookbinders and Money: Inner Conflict and “Basic Binding” and “Basic Book Repair” Prices by bookbinders from all over the world. Below you can find a reply from Diana Avelar Pires, book and paper conservator from Lisbon, Portugal. Continue reading →