Ferrar Prints pt.1

Thanks for taking such care!

Magdalene College Libraries

The following is the first in a series of guest blogs by Puneeta Sharma, our Paper Conservation Intern working on the Ferrar Papers in the Old Library:


On Monday 28th July, I started my one-month internship at the Old Library, Magdalene College, working on the stabilisation on the Nicolas Ferrar print collection. I recently completed my MA in Paper Conservation and was delighted when I got this internship. Richard Farleigh from the Fitzwilliam Museum has trained me in the conservation of the prints but I am mostly working independently in the library. This internship will give me the chance to use the theoretical and practical knowledge I have gained during the past two years into a working project. My supervisors are Dr Jane Hughes, Pepys Librarian and Catherine Sutherland, Deputy Librarian (Pepys and Special Collections). About the print collection The prints are…

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