Christopher Clarkson died peacefully on 31st March, 2017.
He was a world authority on manuscript conservation and a vocal supporter of education in the arts and crafts. He is survived by his wife Oonagh, children Eoghan and Siobhan, grandchild Seren, and his sister Josie.
There will be a memorial in London on Monday 26th June, please contact us for information.
On this page we have collected a number of obituaries that have appeared in the press and journals.
- “Christopher Clarkson obituary“, by Nicholas Pickwoad
Rare Book School (RBS)
International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (ICC)
- “Obituary: Christopher Clarkson“, by Nicholas Pickwoad
- “Obituary – Christopher Clarkson“, by Nicholas Pickwoad
The Book & Paper Gathering
- “Memories of Chris Clarkson“, by Alessandro Sidoti, and Bernard Allen