Archive for: November 2018

  1. The glass spouted vessel: What is it?

    by Karen Thompson Over the next four blog posts I will take you through the treatment of this unusually shaped little glass vessel. It arrived in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/28/the-glass-spouted-vessel-what-is-it

  2. Memoirs of a Great Jar

    By Sholeh Magzub, Student objects conservator completing a Masters in Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The First Steps: Making Treatment Decisions for …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/11/23/memoirs-of-a-great-jar

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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