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Wrapping Up Another Restoration: Vatican Mummy Project

Wrapping Up Another Restoration: Vatican Mummy Project | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Thanks to the generosity of Cecil and Susan Hawkins of the Canadian Chapter, the Vatican Museums is proud to announce that the conservation of the Mummy of an Unknown Man has been completed

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The Restoration of 500-Year-Old Paintings

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 Two 500-year-old paintings belonging to the St. Louis Art Museum undergo treatment

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Restoration of century-old Robert Reid painting reveals stunning find

Restoration of century-old Robert Reid painting reveals stunning find | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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A valuable painting is found hidden beneath another valuable painting — again...

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Tweet from @postalheritage

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Behing the scene at the British Postal Museum and Archive

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Intach to revive Lodi-era tomb - Times of India

Intach to revive Lodi-era tomb - Times of India | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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To salvage Delhi's vanishing heritage, the monument is going to be conserved for the first time by Intach Delhi in collaboration with the department of archaeology

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Restoring a masterpiece | Blog | Royal Academy of Arts

Restoring a masterpiece | Blog | Royal Academy of Arts | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Some exciting news from the Royal Academy in London; a unique but largely forgotten work of art is being brought to light thanks to a generous grant from Arts Council England. Daniel Maclise’s Waterloo cartoon is to undergo conservation treatment in time for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in 2015

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Cromford Mills, the conservation of ‘Building 17’ by Marcus Stanton - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014

Cromford Mills, the conservation of ‘Building 17’ by Marcus Stanton - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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An exciting £50 million restoration and regeneration masterplan to transform Cromford Mills into a multi-use sustainable heritage, cultural tourism, hospitality, business and enterprise destination

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Rio de Janeiro: gli operai-acrobati che aggiustano il Cristo Redentore

Rio de Janeiro: gli operai-acrobati che aggiustano il Cristo Redentore | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Breathtaking images of conservators and technicians working on the Christ the Redeemer sculpture in Rio de Janeiro

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Truth inside rotting HMS victory

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HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flag ship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, has been found to be in urgent need of repair due to extensive water damage

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Verona's Arena to get $17.5 million restoration

Verona's Arena to get $17.5 million restoration | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Verona's famed Roman amphitheater, home to one of the world's premier opera festivals, will be the first large beneficiary of a new Italian government initiative to encourage private donations to protect cultural treasures.

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For The First Time In 3,200 Years, This Colossal Statue Stands Again 

For The First Time In 3,200 Years, This Colossal Statue Stands Again  | News in Conservation | Scoop.it

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Archaeologists working in the Egyptian city of Luxor have completed their restoration of a statue of ancient Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Along with its twin effigy, they're considered the highest statues of a pharaoh in a walking position

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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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Restoration work nearly complete on Stephens Memorial - Elmira Star-Gazette

Restoration work nearly complete on Stephens Memorial - Elmira Star-Gazette | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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Driscoll Masonry Restoration Inc. of Skaneateles, N.Y., donated labor and materials for the project as a gift to the cemetery.
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I restauri della basilica di Sant'Andrea a Mantova

I restauri della basilica di Sant'Andrea a Mantova | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
Stanno terminando in questi giorni i restauri della basilica di Sant’Andrea a Mantova, iniziati alla fine del 2008 e frazionati in tre lotti: il primo comprendeva le superfici dell’abside, del pres...
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Started in 2008, conservation work on Sant'Andrea Basilica in Montova are about to be terminated

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Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries back on display after conservation - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014

Lady and the Unicorn Tapestries back on display after conservation - News in Conservation, Issue 40, February 2014 | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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The series of six tapestries known as 'The Lady and the Unicorn' are back on display

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Kolkata Museum lion sculpture damaged during renovation

Kolkata Museum lion sculpture damaged during renovation | News in Conservation | Scoop.it
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