Painted Paper at Attingham Park, c. 1807

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The Curator for Attingham Park, Sarah Kay, has announced that a project reviving an 1807 decorative scheme on paper associated with John Nash has been completed. The paper used is "elephant", the standard 22" x 28" often used for paper-hangings.

This combination of conservation, restoration and re-creation has taken about 11 years including research, analysis and work. It was done as a conservation-in-action project in front of the house's visitors while explaining the complexities of the work. 
They have filmed the process and have produced a half-hour documentary, plus 3 short introductory films about different aspects of the scheme. The short films are on YouTube:

The main web site for Attingham Park, which is a property of the National Trust, is HERE.


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