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Co Sligo

VAT: IE 9040900Q

Quote Number 000513
Quote Date January 17, 2022
Valid Until April 17, 2022
Total €365.47
National Gallery of Ireland

Merrion Square West
Dublin D02 K303

Hannah Tighe Sketchbook 1814. Sketchbook containing 7 sections bound in half or quarter leather


  • Sewing structure severely compromised: broken sewing supports and threads
  • Spine leather detached in places with tears at the joints and the upper panel missing

To prevent further damages and to make item accessible conservation is required

Hrs/Qty Service Rate/PriceSub Total
4.5 Book conservation

- Lift original leather spine
- Dismantle book and bookblock in its composite parts: boards and loose sections
- Resew onto new hemp cords with new linen thread at the original sewing positions
- Line book block spine with tissue paper and wheat starch paste
- Lace boards back onto the new hemp cords
- Reback spine with new leather toned to match original
- Paste back original onto new
- Paste abrasions on boards with wheat starch paste
- Consolidate board edges and corners with the same where required

1 Materials

- Harmatan goat
- Griffin Mill period style paper
- Sundries

Sub Total €322.00
VAT @ 13.5% €43.47
VAT @ 23% €0.00
Total €365.47