Preserve, Reserve or Dispose?

We live in an age of austerity which means that hard economic decisions are being made about our heritage. Everything costs, but some things cost more (paraphrasing George Orwell ). To preserve (conserve) reserve or dispose an item can be a subjective decision, and can have political stresses laid against it. To me it depends …

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Welcome to my Blog

Here I hope that you will find some interesting posts to enjoy, and some which will challenge and inspire. I hope to take some of the issues in conservation and apply them to practical tasks encountered as a conservator. Some will be technically based, some art historical and some philosophical. What comes up will depend …

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