Rare Books | December 2020 | Rebecca Rego Barry

Video Fridays: Preserving Dickens’ Christmas Carol

’Tis the season! In today's short video, Morgan Library & Museum paper conservator Reba Snyder discusses “desilking" the pages of Charles Dickens’ original manuscript of A Christmas Carol. It's a fascinating up-close look at the manuscript and the amazing work of book conservators. Read more about process here.