MA Conservation Studies student Andrew discusses the progress of a suit of 17th century cuirassier armour he began making in 2021. Now half finished, Andrew reflects on the process to date, his inspiration and what's next for the project.
In this blog post, Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies student Sujin discusses the conservation treatment of a small two-handled Italian maiolica armorial bowl, dated c.1650, from The Courtauld Collection.
Whilst in Lockdown at home, Graduate Diploma Conservation Studies student Florence Watson took the opportunity to get back to basics and make paper from scratch. Read the blog post to find out about the process, including making a mould and deckle.
Read Lena Krämer's, MA Conservation Studies: Books and Library Materials student, blog post about a book with an eye-catching Gothic Endband she found on a trip to Chichester Cathedral Library.
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