Diversity of the restorer profession – professional day

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On Monday March 26, 2018, National Széchényi Library will be waiting for those interested in the restorer profession with two book restorers’ presentations and a book presentation ceremony. Gyula Gajdó will discuss bleaching, an issue highly sensitive in professional circles, while Andrea Vilcsek’s lecture will present book bindings of the period of book printing, from the beginnings until the Industrial Revolution, based on Nicholas Pickwoad’s course on the history of bookbinding.

Date: Monday March 26, 2018
Venue: National Széchényi Library, Ceremonial Hall on Floor 6


  • 14:00 Gyula Gajdó: Scylla and Charybdis – is bleaching good?
  • 14:30 Andrea Vilcsek: Report on Nicholas Pickwoad’s course on the history of bookbinding
  • 15:00 Q & A related to the presentations
  • 15:10 Report on the election of the board of the Restoration Section
  • 15:20 Break 
  • 15:30 Book presentation ceremony

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!