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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. Scrolling in the Deep: Treating Asian Artworks in a Western Context

    by Mhairi Boyle   Part One: Beginnings – Before Treatment When I went to Japan last year, I decided to pick up a Japanese hanging scroll both …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/09/24/scrolling-in-the-deep-treating-asian-artworks-in-a-western-context

  5. 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