SOCIAL HISTORY

BEFORE
BEFORE

Portable photographic darkroom with insect damage and losses at concertina sides, before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Portable photographic darkroom with backing and facing repairs to concertina sides after conservation

BEFORE
BEFORE

Tarnished silver statuette before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Silver statuette after conservation

Portable Photographic Darkroom

Silver Statuette

BEFORE
BEFORE

Pair of leather Wellington Boots with losses to stitching and opening seams before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Pair of leather Wellington Boots with saddle-stitched repairs to seams after conservation

BEFORE
BEFORE

Pair of leather Wellington Boots with losses to stitching and opening seams before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Pair of leather Wellington Boots with saddle-stitched repairs to seams after conservation

Pair of Leather Wellington Boots

BEFORE
BEFORE

Model of a flat bottomed landing craft, 1757-1758 with numerous previous repairs, detached elements and losses before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Model of a flat bottomed landing craft, 1757-1758 after reintegration of detached pieces, repairs and reconstruction of missing elements after conservation

BEFORE
BEFORE

Model of a flat bottomed landing craft, 1757-1758 with numerous previous repairs, detached elements and losses before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Model of a flat bottomed landing craft, 1757-1758 after reintegration of detached pieces, repairs and reconstruction of missing elements after conservation

Model of a Flat Bottomed Landing Craft

Knapsack

BEFORE
BEFORE

Knapsack c. 1850 with repairs to stitching and straps and with reconstruction to loss at corner

AFTER
AFTER

Knapsack c. 1850 with repairs to stitching and straps and with reconstruction to loss at corner

BEFORE
BEFORE

Knapsack c. 1850 with repairs to stitching and straps and with reconstruction to loss at corner

AFTER
AFTER

Knapsack c. 1850 with repairs to stitching and straps and with reconstruction to loss at corner

Medals

BEFORE
BEFORE

Medals before conservation. Assessment, conservation cleaning, treatment, lacquering and documentation of a large batch of WWI and WWII military medals

AFTER
AFTER

Medals after conservation. Assessment, conservation cleaning, treatment, lacquering and documentation of a large batch of WWI and WWII military medals

Prisoner of War Beaded Snake and Lizard

BEFORE
BEFORE

Prisoner of War beaded snake and lizard before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Prisoner of War beaded snake and lizard after conservation

Fur Mitre

BEFORE
BEFORE

Fur Mitre Cap, 1768 before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Fur Mitre Cap, 1768 after conservation

BEFORE
BEFORE

Fur Mitre Cap, 1768 before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Fur Mitre Cap, 1768 after conservation

Mosquito Carrying Case

BEFORE
BEFORE

Mosquito carrying case before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Mosquito carrying case after conservation with reconstructed net with backing repairs

BEFORE
BEFORE

Mosquito carrying case before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Mosquito carrying case after conservation with reconstructed net with backing repairs

Lego Underground Map 

BEFORE
BEFORE

Lego Underground map with lifting tiles before conservation

BEFORE
BEFORE

Lego Underground map with lifting tiles before conservation

AFTER
AFTER

Lego Underground map with tiles secured in position after conservation

Roald Dahl Writing Hut Decant

BEFORE
BEFORE

Exterior of Roald Dahl’s writing hut -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

BEFORE
BEFORE

Original interior of writing hut -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

BEFORE
BEFORE

Original interior of writing hut -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Removing contents from interior -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Removing polystyrene wall covering -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Cleaning contents of writing hut -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Lifting linoleum floor covering -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Installation of linoleum floor in new hut structure at museum -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

DURING
DURING

Installation of contents in new hut structure -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

AFTER
AFTER

Interior of new hut structure -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

AFTER
AFTER

Interior of new hut structure -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum

AFTER
AFTER

New hut structure with contents in museum -- Roald Dahl Writing Hut decant, conservation and redisplay project. Assessment, treatment and decanting of the entire contents of Roald Dahl's writing hut, including linoleum flooring and polystyrene wall and ceiling tiles and undertaking the recreation and installation of the hut interior with all original contents, furniture, fixtures and fittings into a new hut structure in the museum