Webinar Series 2, 2021, No. 4

Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

Date: 30th March 2021 at 7:30pm

Paul Curtis


‘Conservation at Muckross Bookbindery’

In the upcoming webinar, Paul Curtis (Paper Conservator) will reveal and explore many aspects of his unique craft. He has been a conservator at the Muckross Bookbindery in Killarney for many years. It is here where Paul and his team, bind and repair books and conserve paper, vellum, calf skin, along with silks and many other fabrics, using ancient techniques. This and much more will be revealed in what promises to be an enlightening lecture on one of the most skilful and now vulnerable of ancient crafts.