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Posted on 19 January 2022 by Robyn Timmins
Last October, during the first class of my first year of the Conservation Practice MSc at Cardiff University, I expressed an interest in natural history collections. The result was being […]
Posted on 18 January 2022 by Sorcha Riby
This is a video on UV and IR photography and post-processing I’ve made as part of the Project Report assessment for the first-year module, Practical Projects 2. It’s aimed at […]
Posted on 18 January 2022 by Courtney Lyons
Are you coming to study MSc Conservation Practice? Are you thinking about changing your career and retraining as an object conservator? Not sure what to expect? Here is a little […]
Posted on 18 January 2022 by tszcheung
Being one of the luckiest to take the placement at my school, the Cardiff University, is absolutely rewarded from various working aspects. Starting from cleaning the Roman coins, I learnt […]
Posted on 1 April 2020 by Henry Rincavage
I’ve always been fascinated with the process of developing negatives and film photography, so when I had to opportunity to pick the material type of my next object while studying […]
Posted on 9 March 2020 by Kate Dieringer
Photo courtesy of Kate Dieringer When I started an internship in San Francisco, California, I had no idea what to expect while working in a private conservation studio. One of […]
Posted on 5 February 2020 by Caitlin Jenkins
‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.’ (Hamlet, Act 2 Scene 2) Every object has its own story to tell. Some stories are happy, some […]
Posted on 10 June 2019 by Alyssa Singh
A rough draft of a developing idea, artists use maquettes for structural planning, testing forms, and determining the feasibility of a finished statue. But what is to be done with […]
Posted on 30 April 2019 by Katherine List
If you missed the first part of my blog post, you can read it here. Treatment - Stage Two The brush vacuuming had removed much of the visible mould on […]
The following object started off as a bit of a mystery, fully wrapped in tissue paper and plastic sheeting, labelled as covered in mould, and described in the paperwork as […]
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Escapades of the Conservation and Care of Collections Students at Cardiff University
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