Reading The Small Print

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Meet Your Maker.

The podcast about ‘builders of the cultural landscape’ hosted by Liam Geraghty (above right) visits the Chester Beatty collection at Dublin Castle.

Laim writes:

How do you ensure a 1000 year old manuscript lasts another 1000? This week I visit the conservation lab at the Chester Beatty to meet Senior Conservator Kristine Rose-Beers (above left)and Book and Paper Conservator Julia Poirier (above centre).

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7 thoughts on “Reading The Small Print

        1. millie st murderlark

          Thank you for that. As a rule, I generally dislike twitter, so a decent one is always a good shout.

  1. Ian-O

    I know precisely zero about this but I remember my Grandfather was a big stamp collector and I remember the absolute no-no was to put your greasy paws on the stamps.

    Based on this, I would hope the manuscript above is merely a copy of the original as the persons fingertips appear to be resting directly on the parchment – if its not a copy, Granda Bill will be cranky!

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