Parchment-Making Workshop in May

Jesse Meyer, an expert in parchment-making, will present a 2-day workshop on parchment techniques in May 2005.

The workshop will take place at the Richard E. Meyer & Sons Tannery in Montgomery, NY Friday and Saturday, May 20th & 21st, 2005. The cost is $190 + materials fee. The workshop will include "wet work" with fresh skins on Friday and "dry work", the finishing processes, on Saturday. A preview of the parchment-making facilities is available on Jesse Meyer's website.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Denise Carbone, Book Conservator for the American Philosophical Society, at