WEEKEND: Restoration-of-artifacts classes set for Jefferson County Historical Society [Clarified to reflect day of the week]
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The class is the first of five to be offered this winter.
Each class costs $30 for Jefferson County Historical Society members and $45 for nonmembers.
Books and documents
In this Sunday's session, participants will learn about dry-cleaning methods for books and documents as well as simple techniques for mending books and papers.
Each student will learn how to hinge a work of art on paper to a backing board and do simple repairs with Japanese paper and wheat starch paste.
Here are the rest of the classes, all at 1 p.m. on their respective days at the research center:
■ Sunday, Jan. 26: “Flattening Rolled & Deformed Paper Artifacts.”
■ Monday, Feb. 3: “Art and Artifact Handling and Storage.”
■ Monday, March 3: “Researching Old Houses.”
■ Monday, March 17: “Historic & Vintage Wedding Dresses.”
For information and to sign up, phone 360-385-1003 or visit the Jefferson County Historical Society office at 540 Water St.
Payment in advance is required to secure a place in a class, and since seating is limited, early registration is encouraged.
To find out more about the society and its activities, visit www.jchsmuseum.org.
Last modified: January 13. 2014 10:45AM