Light angles

April 15th, 2011 by rchandra

Before installation, conservators check and document the condition of incoming loans. Here, conservator Andrew Pearce talks about preparing Colonel Light’s sextant from Adelaide City Council Archives.

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Intensive care

April 12th, 2011 by rchandra

Sarah Murray (right) and Donna Wilks have a closer look at Reverend Robert Knopwood's lifemask - on loan for our Hobart exhibit. (Photo: Rathicca Chandra)

 
Weeks of work and you can’t even see it! Perfect.  Conservator Sarah Murray takes us behind the scenes with our Conservation department in the lead up to the opening of Landmarks. 

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Shifting a steer

April 8th, 2011 by rchandra

A Shorthorn steer. (Photo: Rathicca Chandra)

George Main, curator of our Never Enough Grass module, tells us about the Shorthorn steer in our exhibit on Derby. 

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