Tagged: Conservation

What is it like to work in an archive?

Rose Arkle at work in the archive at Wrest Park
Posted:
23 September 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the objects found on archaeological digs? Or where collections that aren’t on display are held? We spoke to Rose Arkle, the Collections Archive Assistant at the Wrest Park Collections Store to find out more about what goes on behind the scenes, and what ...

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Conservation in Action: The Map Room at Eltham Palace

Map and mural of the Far East
Posted:
12 May 2015
Posted By:
Jemma Edwards
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

After a £1.7 million restoration, Eltham Palace and Gardens in Greenwich reopened on 3 April 2015 with five new and intriguing rooms for you to explore. Jemma Edwards, a conservator currently working on revealing the original 1930s hand painted decorative scheme in the Map Room introduces us to w...

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Behind the scenes at Stonehenge: The Oddy Test

Stonehenge in the sunshine
Posted:
13 March 2015
Posted By:
Melanie Coussens
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. It has a new world-class visitor centre and also houses museum-quality exhibitions. In this blog post, Melanie Coussens explains how she looks after all the many artefacts that are on display and the is...

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