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Cordless Backpack Vacuum Comparison

Cordless Backpack Vacuum Comparison Nilfisk GD5 v Pacvac Superpro Battery 700

William Robinson Research Project

A significant QUT and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) collaboration to research the technical art history and conservation treatment of William Robinson’s paintings was begun in November 2014 with the two year appointment of paintings conservator, Sophie Theobald
Conservator Ken expands his knowledge

Symposium: Technical Drawings and their Reproductions

Workshop: Conservation of Transparent Paper Organised by Restauratoren Nederland, 6-9 October 2014
Conservator Ken expands his knowledge

Symposium: Technical Drawings and their Reproductions

Workshop: Conservation of Transparent Paper Organised by Restauratoren Nederland, 6-9 October 2014
The '1848' date stamp on the Leichhardt nameplate. Photo: Dragi Markovic.

Corrosion analysis of the Leichhardt nameplate

The Leichhardt nameplate is the only known artefact from Ludwig Leichhardt’s lost 1848 Australian expedition with a corroborated provenance.
This close-up of the document shows the fading of Queen Victoria’s signature in the top left corner.

This close-up of the document shows the fading of Queen Victoria’s signature in the top left corner.

Queen Victoria's ink

From the late Middle Ages until the early twentieth century, iron gall ink was the favoured writing and drawing ink in the western world.

Reconstruction of cloth case bindings

A Conservation split board re-backing workshop was held at our premises in Lawson for the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders, assisted by Jill Gurney.

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