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Royal Automobile Club of Australia (RACA) to host annual dinner and raise funds for the Royal Daimler Project.
Below you can see four additional petrol caps are used to illustrate the type of effect you would get from each treatment.
When conservators are treating objects, including large technology objects, they aim to preserve as much of the original as possible. This is different from the approach of restoration, which might replace original materials, for instance paint surfaces, and would aim … Continue reading
I recieved this interesting story from a Project donor this week. I wonder which of the Queen’s cars he sat in?
The Victorian Daimler Owners Club kindly sent some wiring diagrams for the DE 36 landaulette. These will help our conservators immensely when they start work on the electrics of the vehicle.
Our web team have added some wonderful photos of the Royal Daimler “lift” to the Museum Workshop exhibition website. On the 18th November the conservation team seperated the body of the vehicle from its chassis in front of a packed … Continue reading
Yesterday we had 40 Royal Daimler Conservation Partners visit the Museum for a very special event. The conservation team lifted the body of the Royal Daimler from its chassis. Having carefully prepared the vehicle for the separation, the process took about … Continue reading
Conservators have been busily preparing for the separation of the body of the Royal Daimler from the chassis. This lift will take place in the Museum Workshop exhibition, commencing 11:50 am on Sunday 18th November, here at the National Museum of … Continue reading
All donations over $2 to the National Musuem of Australia and the Royal Daimler Project are fully tax deductible. If you are looking for a last minute tax deduction, an online donation to the Royal Daimler Project could be just the ticket! All online … Continue reading
A long hard day for our team in Mitchell led to some exciting news when the chassis number was revealed. The process involved location and lubrication of the fastening bolts before removal. The bolts at the rear of the guard were hidden underneath … Continue reading