Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation

Course title: Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation Recipient: National Records & Archives Authority (Masqat, OMAN) Project: Custom-made workshop on the demanded topics. Dates: 22-26 August 2016. Teachers: Rita Udina, Márk Somogyi, Jordi Mestre. Program: See complete data here.     

Conservation of parchment codex with wooden boards

Owner: Sant Martí Sarroca council (Barcelona, Spain). Object: Manuscripted codex, with parchment sheets and wooden boards covered with leather. 16th century score with gregorian songs from the chapel Sant Pere ad Vincula of the Vernet tower. Damages: Mold, woodworm and rat losses, mutilation, … Continue reading

Mould treatment and conservation of archive holdings

Owner: Diputació de Barcelona. Object: Archive holdings damaged by mold. Damages: Losses and stains due to mold and insects. Cockling, stains, dirt. Conservation treatment: Mold treatment, cleaning, consolidation of damaged areas. Re-binding of the damaged books. Conservators: Pere Sacot, Anna Ferrer, Tuuli Jõesaar, Rita … Continue reading

Paperback books restoration. Scouting library

Owner: Youth Documentary Center – Direcció General de Joventut. Generalitat de Catalunya (catalan government). Artefact: Joan Ballester Collection, paperback books about boy-scouts movement (s.XIX-XX).

Restoration of iron-gall ink manuscripted score

Owner: Documentation Centre of the Orfeó Català – Palau de la Música (Barcelona). Artefact: Manuscripted score on iron-gall ink and laid paper. Renaissance binding on reversed leather and cotton locks. 1643.

Large scale velvet book restoration

Owner: Military History and Culture Center (Barcelona). Artefact: “Atlas histórico y topográfico de la guerra de África, sostenida por la nación española contra el imperio marroquí en 1859 y 1860” (Historical and topographical atlas of the african war, sustained by the spanish nation against … Continue reading