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Door to store: Caring for your collection
Advice, demonstrations and practical tips on caring for the National Historical Collection, and your collection at home, from the Conservation and Registration teams at the National Museum of Australia.
Tania Riviere and Jess Wignell, National Museum of Australia, and Jenny Higgins, National Library of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 July 2013
Are you keen to know where your family history came from or how to record history for the next generation? Learn how to search for your past using family history documents and how to maintain the documents you have so that they last for years to come.
Michelle Hetherington, Kerryn Wagg, George Serras, Jason McCarthy and Lisa O'Brien
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 9 May 2013
Learn about the importance of photos in the National Museum’s collection and the best ways for managing, storing and protecting your digital and printed photographs at home.
Kerryn Wagg, Carmela Mollica and Michelle Newton-Edwards, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 14 March 2013
Techniques for handling, storing and conserving precious textile objects, with demonstrations based on 1913-era hats and shoes, in conjunction with the exhibition Glorious Days: Australia 1913.
Sara Kelly, Patrick Baum and Anne Kelly, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 18 January 2013
An overview of the work required bring a rich collection of hundreds of objects from a family museum at an historic grazing property into the National Historical Collection.
Kerryn Wagg and Carmela Mollica, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 11 January 2013
Our Museum conservators outline principles to help you care for your own items such as photo albums and wedding dresses. These principles include stable, suitable environmental conditions, good handling practices and correct physical storage for items.
Natalie Ison, Andrew Pearce and Peter Bucke, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 16 November 2012
Listen to members of the Conservation team here at the National Museum give a practical demonstration on how to care to the special medals, trophies and silverware that you have at home.
Sara Kelly, Karen Peterson, George Serras and Ian Cramer, National Museum of Australia
Door to store: Caring for your collection, 9 November 2012
Listen to members of the National Museum Registration team discuss the documentation, photography, uplift and transport that was needed to make the Saw Doctor’s wagon, now on display in the Main Hall, a part of the Museum’s collection.