Pigments

by Élodie Lévêque, Project Conservator An extraordinary manuscript collection; the Ormond Collection has been called the ‘most important Anglo-Norman family archive in Ireland’. It encompasses almost 700 years of Irish history, from the first influx of Norman settlers, to the workings of the feudal system, and the Butler family lordship of almost half of Ireland. [...]

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by Elodie Leveque – Conservation Intern, Heritage Council Have you ever wondered how we conserve ancient objects in the National Library of Ireland’s collections? How we tackle things like dirt and mould? Every year, acquisitions or donations help develop and enhance our wonderful collections and conservators here help make these items available to readers by [...]

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