Cut Out for Colour: More Manuscripts in Unusual Places

In 2011, conservator Andrew Honey wrote about a frisket in the Bodleian’s Broxbourne collection. We repost Andrew’s piece here with a full image and with a link to further information on colour printing with friskets. The Conservation Section is currently

“Leaves, feathers, pins, poetry and pity” – Masterclass with Chris Fletcher and Marinita Stiglitz, 12 Nov. 2012

Masterclass on 12 November 2012, 2:15 pm Lecture Room, Pitt Rivers Museum Chris Fletcher (Keeper of Special collections and fellow of Exeter College) and Marinita Stiglitz (Bodleian Libraries Conservation) will explore a recently acquired commonplace book kept by the Misses

Boswell’s dictionary of Scots words: masterclass with Susan Rennie, 8 Oct. 2012

Susan Rennie will lead a masterclass examining the Bodleian manuscript which she recently identified as James Boswell’s materials for an intended dictionary of Scots words.  Andrew Honey, of the Bodleian’s Conservation section, provides commentary on the material evidence which helps

Bodleian CSB Summer School, July 2012: “Bibliography and the study of paper”

from Alexandra Franklin, Bodleian Libraries Centre for the Study of the Book This course combined practical and historical studies of paper as it related to all aspects of book and manuscript production in the hand-press period. The principal lecturers, Mark

Selden Map of China See the link above for a report of research and conservation work on the Selden Map of China, now on display (until December 2011) in the exhibition, Treasures of the Bodleian