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Subject: Seminar on Arms and Armour, Malta 2002

Seminar on Arms and Armour, Malta 2002

From: Alison Draper <alison.draper>
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2002
International Seminar on the Conservation of Arms and Armour
October 23-25, 2002

The programme for this conference has now been finalised and
outlined below. For full details and booking information please

    Alison Draper <alison.draper [at] armouries__org__uk> or
    Suzanne Kitto <suzanne.kitto [at] armouries__org__uk>
    +44 113 220 1807
    Fax: +44 113 220 1917

List of speakers

    Analytical Work on Surfaces
    David Starley, Scientific Officer
    Royal Armouries, UK

    Historic Techniques for the Gilding of Armour
    Kilian Anheuser
    Lecturer in Conservation Science, Cardiff University, UK

    Crucible Steel Production and Identification
    Ann Feuerbach
    Independent Researcher, USA

    The Pattern Welding Technology of Mediaeval Sword Blades
    Revealed by Metallurgical Examinations
    Joachim Kinder
    Federal Institute of Materials Research and Testing
    (BAM), Berlin

    Practical Aspects of the Manufacture of Mail
    Steve Sheldon
    Professional Maille Maker, USA

    A Study of Mail Armour: Its Technology and a Survey of Datable
    Simon Metcalf ACR
    Senior Metals Conservator, the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK

    Almost Nothing to Almost Something--Conservation of Arms and
    Armour Artifacts from 17th Century Virginia Archaeological Sites
    Melba J. Myers
    Archaeological Conservator, Virginia Department of Historic
    Resources, USA

    Aspects of the Conservation and Restoration of Archaeological
    Arms and Armour
    Marilyn Hockey and Fleur Shearman
    Senior Conservators, Department of
    The British Museum, UK

    The Conservation of an Anglo-Saxon Helmet
    Anthony Read
    Head of Conservation, National Museum of Ireland

    Conservation or Restoration--When Should Treatment Stop? A
    Survey of the Recent Project to Restore and 'Improve' a German
    Gothic 15th Century Equestrian Armour in the Wallace Collection,
    David Edge
    Curator/Conservator, The Wallace Collection, UK

    The Conservation of Armour
    Chris Smith
    Conservator, Royal Armouries, UK

    Conservation of Armour at the Palace Armouries, Malta
    Suzanne Kitto
    Conservator, Royal Armouries, UK

    Some Technical Aspects of the Restoration of Armour
    Ian Ashdown
    Private conservator, Switzerland

    Different Approaches to the Conservation of Firearms
    Alison Draper Conservator Royal Armouries, UK

    A History of the Palace Armouries
    Stephen Spiteri, Malta

    The Conservation of a Gun-Shield from the Arsenal of Henry VIII:
    Textiles Meets Arms and Armour--The Benefits of a
    Multi-Disciplinary Research Approach
    S.D. Metcalf ACR
    Senior Metals Conservator, the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK

    Restoration and Conservation of Painted Shields in the
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Stuart Pyhrr Ochs
    Sulzberger Curator in Charge Department of Arms and Armour,
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

    Japanese Armour
    Igor Ravbar
    Conservator, National Museum of Slovenia

    The Conservation and Display of the Japanese Armour from the
    Edo Period
    Lasse Mattila
    Conservator, Finland

    A Short History of Arms and Armour Conservation at Metropolitan
    Museum Of Art
    Stuart Pyrhh Arthur Ochs
    Sulzberger Curator in Charge, Department of Arms and Armour
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

    A History of Conservation at the Tower of London
    Robert Smith
    Head of Conservation Royal Armouries, UK

    A History of Conservation at Skokloster, Sweden
    Lisen Tamm
    Head of Metals Conservation, Sweden

    A Directors View of Conservation
    Guy Wilson
    Master of the Armouries, Royal Armouries, UK

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