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  1. Treatment Blog 1: Can You Be-Leaf It?

    by Hannah Stewart Embarking on a major treatment is full of excitement and trepidation, especially when working on a painting with such a very unusual support! …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/20/treatment-blog-1-can-you-be-leaf-it

  2. Treating Rose Grainger’s Gown

    by Rachel Jones   Use of animal furs for fashion is a debated topic in contemporary society due to animal rights activism and the continuing use …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/19/treating-rose-graingers-gown

  3. There’s a Chair in There – Determining Age through Materials and Typology

    by Jessie Gray   The ladder back chair, an artefact from the Grainger museum, came with very little information about its history and materials. The 1909-1914 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/16/theres-a-chair-in-there-determining-age-through-materials-and-typology

  4. Striking a balance: Conservation vs Industry in a treatment of coining tools from the Perth Mint.

    by Claire Rowson   Before Treatment Coining master tools from the Perth Mint have finally arrived at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/12/striking-a-balance-conservation-vs-industry-in-a-treatment-of-coining-tools-from-the-perth-mint

  5. The Black Box

    by Marie-Claire Petrowski The Chinese Lacquered Writing Box appears to be an export lacquer piece, c.1850-1900, from the Bathurst Regional Council.  However, export Lacquer is not …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/10/19/the-black-box

  6. To ‘mendolin’ or not to ‘mendolin’

    by Katrina Watson Part One: The ethical dilemma of determining significance and treatment aims for an object with an unknown past In conservation, treatments often involve …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/10/18/to-mendolin-or-not-to-mendolin

  7. Conserving Virginia Cuppaidge’s ‘Cytheria’

    by Lily Bennion   The group conservation treatment of Virginia Cuppaidge’s Cytheria c.1977 was structured around artist/stakeholder expectations whilst negotiating the inherent vices of the work …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/10/17/conserving-virginia-cuppaidges-cytheria

  8. From Mould to Gold: the Conservation of a Mid-19th Century Gilded Frame

    by Grace Barrand Grace Barrand, frames conservation student at the University of Melbourne, explains the process of partially conserving a mid-19th century composition frame from the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/09/05/from-mould-to-gold-the-conservation-of-a-mid-19th-century-gilded-frame-by-grace-barrand

  9. Old Thatched Buildings at Bathurst. N.S.W

    by Christine Mizzi   Part I – Investigating the Object Old Thatched Buildings at Bathurst. N.S.W is a framed landscape drawing on an unknown media. Barring …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/03/22/old-thatched-buildings-at-bathurst-n-s-w