This iron casket needed to be treated following an unfortunate incident in water, which caused it to develop a coating of rust. Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies student Carola discusses the condition and treatment of the object in this blog post.
Dorothy Cheng, who graduated from West Dean College's Metalwork
Conservation MA last year, is on a 10-week internship with the New
York City parks department's Citywide Monuments Conservation
Help preserve our future
West Dean College and Gardens are part of a registered charity and relies on the support of generous donors, friends, legacies to help us deliver world-class education in conservation and the creative arts and maintain our award-winning gardens.