The restoration of old print "Georgica Curiosa" from year 1716

jadlovska posterAuthor: Anezka Jadlovska
Mentor: Radomir Slovik, MSc

Faculty of Restoration, University of Pardubice (Czech Republic)
Study programme: Restoration and Conservation
Specialization: Paper, bookbinding and documents (4th year of study)


The poster is about restoration of book with title Georgica Curiosa. The restoration of this book was part of a bachelor thesis. This restoration has included analysis, cleaning, completion of materials, making of bookbinding according original techniques and preparation of protective box. The intervention took place from February to August 2016.

The book was printed in Nuremberg in 1716 and an author was Wolf Helmhardt von Hohberg, Austrian nobleman. Georgica Curiosa is an encyclopedic handbook focused on farming and countryside and the book is composed of three richly illustrated volumes. The subject of restoration is the first volume from Hohberg‘s work.

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Short biography

ANEZKA JADLOVSKA was born in Prague, July 20th 1991. She attended Grammar school in Pisek and then Faculty of Restoration in Litomysl. During studies she was in Torun and Florence on internships. Anezka has finished bachelor study and currently she is on practical internship in National Archive in Ljubljana.