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  1. Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) on a Wooden Door and Sea Shells Decoration at the Immaculate Conception Parish, Guiuan, Eastern Samar

    Students from the University of Melbourne Saiful Bakhri, Sophie Russell and Mark Barnes, and conservator Dr Nicole Tse with Anna Carlos and Jim Vasquez from the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2019/02/05/reflectance-transformation-imaging-rti

  2. Stuffed with Problems: The Challenges of Dealing with a Taxidermy Object

    by Sophie Philips  Cultural materials present conservators with a range of challenges. Issues of degradation, material instability, the choice of best treatment method, or maybe no …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/12/20/stuffed-with-problems-the-challenges-of-dealing-with-a-taxidermy-object

  3. Louise Lateau en Extase

    By Alexandra Taylor   Part One: Investigating Louise Lateau en Extase The Ecstatic Visions and Bleeding Skin of a Belgian Hysterical Woman From the get-go this painting …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/12/17/louise-lateau-en-extase

  4. The Sky is the Limit…ation

    by Madeleine Ewing Part I: First Impressions Last Welcome to the online conservation treatment diary for the portrait Untitled (Woman and Child). The aim of this …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2018/12/17/the-sky-is-the-limit-ation

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Middle Eastern Manuscript research video

    Our Middle Eastern Manuscript research team met with Anna Bowman, the daughter of Professor John Bowman in January. This video is the result of that collaboration https://vimeo.com/210484593 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/cultcons/2017/05/10/middle-eastern-manuscript-research-video