19/09/2014

Washington and the FABRIANO paper

Friday 19th of September 2014, the Gianfranco Fedrigoni Foundation, European Institute of Paper History and Paper Sciences ISTOCARTA, hosted a small representation from Washigton (D.C.) for the 32nd International Paper Historians IPH Congress took place in from 21st to 27th of September 2014 in Italy in Fabriano and in part in Amalfi.

Sylvia Rodgers Albro (Senior Paper Conservator della Library of Congress), Thomas C. Albro (Head Conservator, Library of Congress - retired), Marian Peck Dirda (Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper, National Gallery of Art) e Michael Dirda (Author, editor and book reviewer for the Washington Post Newspaper) accompanied from the Vice President Giancarlo Castagnari, the coordinators Livia Faggioni and the collaborator Bruno Sebastianelli, they retraced the Paper Universe from the past to the present, visiting the Historical Archive of Miliani Fabriano Paper Mills, the headquarter of Gianfranco Fedrigoni Foundation ISTOCARTA, and the FABRIANO Paper Mills - the establishment of Pioraco (Macerta - Italy).