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Pests at home: the good, the bad and the ugly

An English Heritage conservation assistant kneeling on a patterned carpet and vacuuming it.
20 April 2018
Posted By:
Wendy Richardson
Behind the Scenes

Throughout the country we face a battle against an almost invisible enemy, our weapons a vacuum cleaner, magnifying glass and sticky traps. That’s right, the bugs are coming - and if we’re not vigilant, they could eat our collections… English Heritage staff caring for historic collections t...

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