Conserve-O-Gram 9/1 Leather Dressing: To Dress or Not to Dress Source: National Park Service (NPS) The indiscriminate treatment of leather with fatty substances is a long-standing tradition among museum and library staffs. The dressings are usually applied in an attempt to slow deterioration, improve the appearance of the leather, and perhaps restore some of its […]
Collection Materials Archives: Organic Materials
The Care and Preservation of Clocks Source: The Henry Ford Historic clocks can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic care and attention is given to their preservation.
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A recording of this hour-long webinar, dedicated to the basic care of leather and fur objects, is now available with an accompanying and comprehensive list of resources.
Does your institution’s collection include dolls? Click to view the recording of the December 2011 Live Chat event on caring for dolls of many different mediums and eras.
Mary Fahey, Chief Conservator at the Henry Ford Museum, and Derek Moore, The Fred and Kay Crawford Curator of Transportation History at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about the care and preservation of historic motorized vehicles.
Neil Cockerline, author of this Technical Leaflet and Director of Preservation Services and Conservator, Midwest Art Conservation Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota recently joined us for a live Question and Answer session about items of concern in your collection.