Front Quad of Lincoln College, the walls covered in bright green ivy

15th century Letters of Pliny the Elder owned by Robert Fleming

Before treatment


  • Barbour linen thread used to re-inforce first and fourth supports.
  • Transverse Friebe cotton spine linings attached with wheat starch paste. Acrylic-toned Japanese Kozo paper shaped then adhered over fabric along exposed right joint and leather of previous repair re-attached to stabilise board attachment.

During treatment

After treatment

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