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Musical Mystery Tour

Right after I got back from Belgium, I began an internship at the Gladys Brooks Conservation Lab at the New York Academy of Medicine, where I’ll be working the rest of the summer. My very first project was to make a book … Continue reading

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Buffaloed! Or, Further Adventures in Bookbinding.

Somehow, I’ve made it all the way through the second year of graduate school. This year, I treated thirteen objects, all flat paper, ranging from a black chalk drawing by Jacques-Louis David to a commercial lithograph. During it all, I … Continue reading

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Books, Hole Punches, And More!

In a few days, I’ll be heading to a workshop by Jim Croft at his home in Northern Idaho. Since the workshop involves making a book (and tools, and paper) from scratch, as well as no internet or cellphone for … Continue reading

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Bookbinding Boot Camp

Over the past month, I have spent 7 hours a day, 5 days a week binding books courtesy of the University of Columbia Libraries Conservation Division. The experience has thus far been enormously exciting, informative, and exhausting, all in turn. … Continue reading

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