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Conservation and Restoration Center

Step by step restoration
  • Before Restoration
    Before Restoration
  • Cleaning
    Cleaning
  • Separating Folios
    Separating Folios
  • Restoring sheets
    Restoring sheets
  • Sewing
    Sewing
  • Rounding
    Rounding
  • Finishing of japanese paper
    Finishing of japanese paper
  • Finishing the canvas
    Finishing the canvas
  • Attaching the boards
    Attaching the boards
  • Hollowing back
    Hollowing back
  • Preparing of a molded back
    Preparing of a molded back
  • Covering the back
    Covering the back
  • Raising the band
    Raising the band
  • Preparing the false headband
    Preparing the false headband
  • Gluing of turn-in
    Gluing of turn-in
  • Sanding
    Sanding
  • Bandaging
    Bandaging
  • After restoration
    After restoration

Established in 2002, the Conservation and Restoration Center oversees the up-keep of the conservation and restoration of heritage collections including manuscripts, rare and valuable books, archives, maps, photos, etc.

Expertly cared for and preserved, the Library makes its collections accessible and usable for research purposes. The Center also provides conservation and restoration services for private collections: individuals, collectors, dioceses, municipalities, universities, families, etc.




 

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