Basic Paper Conservation Workshop

Maintaining a paper based collection can be enhanced with a few basic paper conservation skills.

This is a one-day workshop in simple paper conservation treatments that will greatly assist in the preservation of your collection.

Paper objects can include items such as documents, maps and plans, books, and works of art on paper.

Areas covered include:

  • Deterioration of paper
  • Identification of media
  • Condition assessment and condition reports
  • Surface cleaning of paper
  • Tape removal
  • Flattening paper
  • Tear repair (with repair tapes)
  • Book cover and spine stabilisation
  • Conservation storage and display
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