500-Year-Old Stationery – The Halyburton Ledger

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  • Scotland

  • 23 November 2018

  • 12:00
  • Free

Peter Dickson, Conservator, National Records of Scotland Book Conservator Peter Dickson from National Records of Scotland (NRS) will present a talk on the Ledger of Andrew Halyburton, the 15th century conservator of the privileges of the ‘Scotch nation in the Low Countries’. After a brief biography of Andrew Halyburton and his work, this talk will focus on the techniques used in the binding of his ledger, how it speaks to stationery binding throughout the centuries, its conservation and the binding of a facsimile volume. The Halyburton Ledger facsimile will be on display in General Register House 19 - 30 November 2018.

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