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Position at British Museum

From: Richard Burillo <rburillo<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Conservation Mounter
British Museum
Department of Conservation, Documentation and Science
Full time, 6 month contract
UKP16,500 pa pro rata

Known for their expertise, the British Museum Conservation Mounters
are concerned with the preservation of the Museum collections of
graphic art through specialist mounting. They work to deadline in a
busy fully equipped studio. The scope of their work is exceptional,
and ranges from Old Master prints and drawings to modern art,
photographs, sketchbooks, Indian miniatures and other Oriental flat
format art on paper. In this role (arisen following maternity
leave), you will have the chance to work with the team. Under the
supervision of senior staff, you will mount and prepare works for
display and storage and contribute to the Museum's care of
collections programme.

You will need to have a professional qualification in paper
conservation and/or three years' experience in mounting works of art
on paper. In particular, you will have an understanding of the
various mounting styles and conservation mounting materials. A good
communicator and team player, you will ideally have some previous
museum or gallery experience.

To apply, please contact

    People Media Response
    +44 845 601 0885
    bm<-a t->peoplemedia< . >co< . >uk

Please quoting reference 70593 and where you saw the advert.

Closing date: 15th July 2005.

The British Museum is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Joanna Kosek
Acting Head
Pictorial Art Section
Conservation, Documentation and Science Department
British Museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:4
                  Distributed: Wednesday, July 6, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-4-031
Received on Wednesday, 29 June, 2005

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