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Crowdsourcing Conservation – Thomas Nelson Collection TAGS: | | Following on from the popular “Crowdsourcing Conservation” sessions held in February 2017 and 2018, the Centre for Research Collections held seven more crowdsourcing events from October 2018 to March 2019. …Continue reading →

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Who You Gonna Call? (Dustbusters!) TAGS: | | This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants, Anna O’Regan and Stephanie Allen, who assisted the Museum Collections Team with a large scale move of artworks by Edinburgh College of Art …Continue reading →

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Icky Sticky Tape This week’s blog has been written by Lisa Behrens, a book and paper conservation student from Stuttgart in Germany, who spent four weeks at CRC’s conservation studio earlier this summer. …Continue reading →

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Bigger and Better Things TAGS: | | | In this week’s blog, Sarah MacLean, an MA Conservation of Fine Art student from Northumbria University, describes a two-week work placement she undertook with us in July 2018… During my …Continue reading →

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My Royal Mile TAGS: | | This week, we have our final blog from Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, who has been working with us for the past 18 months on the Collections Rationalisation Project… The Royal …Continue reading →

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Completion of the Thomson-Walker Project TAGS: | In this week’s blog our final Thomson-Walker Intern, Giulia, talks about the completion of the Thomson-Walker project and her experience of working at the CRC… We did it! The conservation …Continue reading →

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Session Paper Project Internship TAGS: | | My name is Claire and I am the first intern to work with Nicole on the Session Papers Project.  I am due to graduate with a master’s degree in paper …Continue reading →

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The Good, the Fair and the Unusable. Conservation of Session Papers at the CRC. TAGS: | This week, Projects Conservator Nicole introduces a brand new project she is working on at the CRC… I am currently working on a 6-month pilot project to conserve three collections …Continue reading →

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Thomson-Walker Internship – Round 5! TAGS: | Our final Thomson-Walker intern introduces herself in this week’s blog post…. “I feel like a pastry chef!”: this was my first thought while trying to smear an even layer of …Continue reading →

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Thomson-Dunlop Research and Conservation Internship Our blog this week comes from Michela Albano, who recently spent four weeks working with our Musical Instrument Conservator, Jonathan Santa Maria Bouquet… Thanks to the Thomson-Dunlop Research and Conservation …Continue reading →

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