Archive for: October 2018

  1. Conservation of a Child’s Boot

    by Jacquie Jordan Beginnings – First Impressions of a Buried Child’s Boot The first subject of the year, Conservation Assessment and Treatment 2, has begun at …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/10/24/conservation-of-a-childs-boot

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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