ALIA Rare Book Social Club Wrap Up – Heavy metals in Book Covers in the Museums Victoria Collections!

Last month ALIA RBSC’s Museums Victoria Library Manager Hayley Webster and materials scientist Dr Rosemary Goodall shared a webinar on Heavy metals in Book Covers in the Museums Victoria Collection. A project started after hearing about the Poison Book Project at Winterthur Museum Garden & Library in the USA.

Learn about the history of bookbinding and the project to identify heavy metals in pre – 1900 book bindings in Museums Victoria Library collection by viewing the ALIA RBSC YouTube video below.

Reference:

ALIARBSC. (2022, August 31), Heavy metals in Book Covers in the Museums Victoria Collections [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZCNLiIAUX0

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