Alberto Campagnolo graduated from the European School for Conservators-Restorers of Book Materials in Spoleto, Italy in 2001. He has then worked as book and paper conservator in various institutions, including National Museum Wales Cardiff, Palace Green Library Durham, Imperial War Museum London, Guildhall Library London, and the London Metropolitan Archives. Since October 2013 he is working as book conservator at the Vatican Library. In 2006 he graduated from Ca’ Foscari University Venice, Italy in Cultural Heritage Conservation. In 2009 he gained an MA in Digital Culture and Technology at King’s College London. Since October 2010 he is researching for his PhD at the Ligatus Research Centre of the University of the Arts London.
The Great Parchment Book of the Honourable The Irish Society is a major survey, compiled in 1639 by a Commission instituted by Charles I, of all the estates in Derry, Northern Ireland, managed by the City of London through the Irish Society and the London livery companies.