Lecture reminder: Independent Paper Conservators’ Group evening lecture on wallpaper (30th September)

‘Wallpaper: Printed, pasted, hung and conserved’ A brief history of production methods and some case studies from the historic houses of the National Trust Speaker: Andrew Bush, Paper Conservation Adviser, The National Trust

Tuesday, 30th September 2014, 6:30pm (doors open 6:00pm) – The Grand Robing Room at Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ

The National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland cares for the largest collection of historic wallpaper still to be found in its original setting. From late 17th century flock and hand-blocked distemper, through exotic imported Chinese wallpaper, mass produced Victorian sanitaries, mid 20th century pre-pasted vinyls and much more besides, wallpapers can be found in over 180 of the Trust’s historic houses. The lecture will start promptly at 6.30pm so please arrive early when the doors open at 6pm The Grand Robing Room at Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ There will be a charge to cover the cost of hiring the hall £10 and £5 for students (cash only) Refreshments will be available after the lecture Sponsorship kindly provided by John Purcell Paper The lecture is open to all. It will be necessary for admission to register in advance. Please note that these lectures are organised by volunteers and that we depend on full attendance to make it possible for them to continue. Please contact Laila Hackforth-Jones at laila.hj@blueyonder.co.uk

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