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Bookbinding notes

Identifier: Coll-1262

Scope and Contents

These 16-pages of manuscript notes on book-binding have been bound together in a blue heavy-card/textile cover. The notes were handwritten in pencil then written over in ink. The notes are illustrated with pencil drawings. The notes were produced in September 1941.


  • 1941


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Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but some material closed. Please contact repository for details about access to the collection in advance of any visit.

Biographical / Historical

Agnes M. Kindberg - a former member of staff of Edinburgh College of Art - may have exhibited at the 39th annual exhibition of painting, sculpture and craftwork in the Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Mound, Edinburgh, on Saturday, 23rd September 1963.

One of Kindberg's oils on canvas was called ‘Summer Roses’, and this appeared as No.248 in an auction sale catalogue published by Richardson and Smith (Whitby) in April 2008.


1 folder

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired April 2010. Accession no: E2010.12

Processing Information

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.
Notes on book-binding by Agnes M. Kindberg

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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