Tuesday, April 28, 2009

(evil, evil tape on "The Dances of Death")

(tiny book of French poetry with very friable spine leather...during treatment)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Library propaganda

Library propaganda!

This is the original, FYI:

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Ira Aldridge Theater broadsides

So I finally finished the Ira Aldridge theater broadsides...
(Image from this website, "Shakespeare in American Life").
Ira Aldridge was an African American actor who was known as the "African Roscius" and had top billing at theaters in England. He is the only actor of African American descent among the 33 actors of the English stage with bronze plaques at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon (see the Wikipedia article).

Before [Left] and After [Right] conservation treatment

Before [Left] and After [Right] conservation treatment