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‘Once in a Whale’: The Conservation Treatment of Historic Cetacean at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History By Bethany Palumbo

‘Once in a Whale’: The Conservation Treatment of Historic Cetacean at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History By Bethany Palumbo | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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These specimens, conserved as part of the 'Once in a Whale' project, had been on continuous display since the museum opened in 1860, and were in poor condition overall.

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How Optical Illusions Help Restore Art

How Optical Illusions Help Restore Art | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
New York City's streets were drained of color on a recent cold and overcast March day. Their pallor—and that of the cars, trucks, and people occupying them—mimicked that depicted by Childe Hassam in his Winter in Union Square, an oil painting on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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When restoring colours to their former glory is no longer an option

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UNESCO World Heritage Centre - A cultural centre and museum to be built at the Bamiyan World Heritage Site

UNESCO World Heritage Centre - A cultural centre and museum to be built at the Bamiyan World Heritage Site | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
UNESCO World Heritage Centre (A cultural centre and museum to be built at the Bamiyan World Heritage Site http://t.co/dyOWxFlAzd | #unesco #heritage)...
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The Weston Cast Court: Victoria & Albert Museum opens refurbished Italian Cast Court

The Weston Cast Court: Victoria & Albert Museum opens refurbished Italian Cast Court | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
On Saturday 29 November 2014, the a href= http://www.vam.ac.uk target= _blank V&A /a will open the newly refurbished Italian Cast Court as the fir
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V&A to publish Nazi's 'degenerate art' inventory online

V&A to publish Nazi's 'degenerate art' inventory online | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London is to publish online the only surviving full copy of the Nazi list of “degenerate art”—the Modern art, particularly Expressionism, that Hitler despised. The typescript inventory of ...
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Kolkata Museum lion sculpture damaged during renovation

Kolkata Museum lion sculpture damaged during renovation | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
articles/Kolkata museums yearold lion sculpture damaged during renovation
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