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Brown Bag Lunch Talk: “Textile Conservation at Historic Royal Palaces: A 100-Year History”

Posted by sumolsen
09 Dec 2015 21:49

By Catherine Stergar and Summer Olsen

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Charlotte Gamper, who is a textile conservator at Historic Royal Palaces in the United Kingdom, gave a Brown Bag Lunch talk entitled “Textile Conservation at Historic Royal Palaces: A 100-Year History” on November 19, 2015. Gamper obtained her degree in textile conservation at the University of Glasgow and has worked at Historic Royal Palaces for over three years. Historic Royal Palaces manages six palaces in the UK that are open to the public for tours and events. These palaces are Hampton Court Palace, Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Banqueting House, and Hillsborough Castle. Gamper began her talk by sharing the history of textile restoration and conservation at Historic Royal Palaces before describing recent conservation projects there.

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