Conservation Advice at Santa Maria College Attadale

Douglas Firth, proprietor of BIBLIO FOLIO, will provide conservation advice on paper based objects including books, pamphlets, artworks on paper, and board games etc. at the Santa Maria College in Attadale on Friday July 29 from 1.30 to 3.30pm.

Douglas Firth has a wealth of experience in book and paper conservation, gained while working in the public and private sector.

He has been involved with the conservation of many items in the Archives Office of New South Wales, Westpac Archives New South Wales, State Library of Western Australia, and State Archives of Western Australia. He was involved in the rescue of fire damaged materials after the Hal Missingham Studio fire of 1986, and has the privilege to have bound books  for Her Majesty the Queen, the Duyfken Replica logbook, and preservation boxes for many rare books.

Along with archival conservation he has also conserved many works of art on paper by Australian artists and has developed a special interest in Western Australian artists. BIBLIO FOLIO also offers a frame restoration service for customers wishing to maintain historical accuracy for their work of art.

For more information about this session please telephone  9457 7960. RSVP: mpember@netspace.net.au by close of  business Wednesday July 26. Cost for the session is $25.

Please bring along any objects you would like assessed for conservation to the session.

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