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Seminar on unusual materials

From: Morwena Stephens <morwena.stephens>
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2002
UKIC Ethnography Section
Unusual Materials Seminar and AGM
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Monday, April 15, 2002
10am-4:30 pm


    Brigitte Speake
    The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
    An overview of conservation treatments carried out at the Pitt

    Bob Child
    The National Museums and Galleries of Wales
    Chitin to Keratin: a more scientific method to identify unusual

    Cheryl Wolfe and Louise Lawson
    The Conservation Centre, Liverpool
    The identification of materials, conservation treatment and
    mounting of an African Headdress and a Turtleshell Neck Ornament

    Ruth Norton
    The Field Museum, Chicago
    The use of Hornbill in artefacts and its deterioration

    Sophie Rowe, Frank Minney and Clare Ward
    The British Museum, London
    Wax, textile and car body filler--a fatal combination.

    Tanja Reed
    Akershus Fylkesmuseum, Norway
    The identification and conservation of laundry bluing

    Jeremy Uden
    The Horniman Museum and Gardens, London
    The Conservation of fluid preserved specimens

For further information and registration contact:

    Deborah Cane
    Organics Conservator
    NMGM Conservation Centre, Whitechapel
    Liverpool L1 6HZ
    +44 151 478 4842
    Fax: +44 151 478 4990
    deb [at] NMGMCC4__demon__co__uk

Morwena Stephens
UKIC Ethnography Section

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