Chemistry Lecture: Art growing old : the conservation of historic paper and textiles
Date: Thursday 09 February 2006
Time: Refreshments at 4pm, Lecture starts at 4.15pm
Venue: Physics Lecture Theatre, Science Concourse
Speaker: Jonathan Ashley-Smith, Royal College of Art, London
Jonathan is one of the country’s foremost preservation specialists. Coming from a solid Chemistry Background, John presents an engaging lecture on the conservation of cultural heritage, concentrating on risk-benefit, uncertainty, and sustainability. Here Jonathan presents a lecture on the chemistry involved in preservation.