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International Academic Projects (our sister organisation) has offered professional development courses on selected conservation and museum related topics since 1983. Before the Covid pandemic these courses were held in the UK and abroad. In 2020 IAP Virtual launched online seminars and courses on a variety of topics. Archetype has published works by several IAP tutors.
The Pigments of British Medieval Illuminators
A Scientific and Cultural Study
Written by Richard Gameson, Andrew Beeby, Flavia Fiorillo, Catherine Nicholson, Paola Ricciardi and Suzanne Reynolds With contributions from Mila Crippa, Anna Mazzinghi and Lucia Pereira-Pardo This comprehensive and richly illustrated volume is the first-ever history of British medieval...
Published Aug 2023