Friends Event

Friends Talk: Alice Derham, Conservator – Figuring out Folds: Conserving a Thai Buddhist Manuscript

Book and Paper Conservator, Alice Derham, returns to the Chester Beatty to share her experience conserving a colourful eighteenth-century manuscript for the Thai Buddhist Tales exhibition. This talk will focus on the challenges involved in repairing the concertina paper structure and stabilising the pigments of this fragile manuscript, as well as exploring how Thai folding books were made.

Tea and Coffee will be served after the talk.

Location: Lecture Theatre

Time: 2pm

Cost: €5

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Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

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**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92