Posts Tagged ‘St. Francis Missal’

Aug. 08 2018

A relic of touch at The Walters

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 4 Comments

  “I get these what I call ‘monk emergencies’ where I get this desperate phone call from downstairs at the front desk,” says Lynley Anne Herbert, Associate Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. And the person at the front desk will tell her, “I have ten Franciscans here, […]

Aug. 04 2018

Catching up with the St. Francis Missal on Booknotes

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

      A project lasting almost 18 months is winding down at The Walters Art Museum: the conservation of the St. Francis Missal. I caught up with the head of book and paper conservation, Abigail Quandt, curator of rare books and manuscripts, Lynley Anne Herbert, and postgraduate conservation fellow, Cathie Magee.       […]

Jun. 03 2017

The precious St. Francis Missal on Booknotes

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

It was a pleasure to speak with three curators and conservators from the Walters Art Museum – Abigail Quandt, Head of Book and Paper Conservation, Lynley Anne Herbert, Assistant Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Cathie Magee, post-graduate fellow in book conservation – about a project to conserve a manuscript of great historical significance. […]

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