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Chemistry Lecture

 

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.