AICCM National Newsletter No 140 December 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Articles in this newsletter

People and Places—December 2017

Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Exhibitions and Projects

President's Report—December 2017

In the last month, two significant events have occurred. First, Australians voted in favour of equality in the form of the same sex marriage survey. Besides being an historical occasion, there is a lesson we can learn from this outcome.

AGM Election Results

AICCM held the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 3 November 2017. As part of AGM proceedings officer bearers for the coming year were elected.

Survey: Consolidants for black-dyed textiles

The Centre for Materials Science and Technology, University of Otago, New Zealand, is undertaking research evaluating the efficacy of consolidation treatments for black-dyed Māori textiles.

Low Tech – Technical Note on black lacquer coated silver

A request from his daughter Kirsteen for Ian MacLeod to clean all of grandma's silver tea service and bring it to Melbourne on his next trip from Perth saw him discover a numbered silver dish from "Wm Rogers of Hamilton Ontario, EP on Copper WMMTS 33/103" which was covered with a very dense