Archive for March, 2013

  • Easter egg conservation

    Easter egg conservation

    So it is Easter next week and we are doing some Easter eggs… or well not really. Coincidentally, these eggs came out of a box with taxidermy animals to be cleaned and documented. This seemed like a good opportunity to wish you folks a very Happy Easter! And show a snapshots of the cleaning. After […]

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  • How to dress your conservator

    How to dress your conservator

    In museum collections some objects may have been treated with toxic or poisonous materials like arsenic and mercury. These elements were used as a conservation method and as pest treatment. Generally, we don’t have records of prior treatments, nor do we know exactly witch objects could be a health risk to the conservators. Therefore, we […]

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