The british library is a partner in the scape project, a seventh framework programme (Fp7) Project co-funded by the european union.
It is perhaps not widely known that the British Library has a diverse and fascinating range of textiles which span all collection areas.
These fascinating courses are for professionals, conservation students and those interested in continuing professional development in this area offering access to relevant training and expertise.
British Library on Demand (BLoD) is the document supply service from The British Library.
The British Library Centre for Conservation offers a number British Sign Language (BSL) tours during the course of the year.
The British Library’s next major exhibition, Writing: Making Your Mark, opens 26 April and runs until 27 August 2019. In preparation for the exhibition, conservator Rebecca D’Ambrosio has been working on the conservation of one of the items which will be on display.
The Felbrigge Psalter’s decorative 14c covers (pictured below) are the oldest known examples of English embroidery on a book and a prime example of the type of binding this project is working to protect.
British Library and West Dean College of Arts and Conservation collaborate to deliver Continued Professional Development for those involved with, or with responsibility for care of libraries, archives and collections, and for conservation students. Autumn 2019 courses include:
‘Panoramic Depiction of the Fort and Old City Walls of Lahore’ is a rare scroll painting of the city walls by an unknown artist and dated broadly between the late 18th and early 19th century.