Tag Archives: pest control

Creepy Crawlies in the collection.

The core of collections management is basically, looking after the objects, making sure they are stored, preserved and their quality is conserved in a safe and effective way. Ideally, this means NO BUGS. Pests in museums are extremely hazardous, there are … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 22.

The past couple of weeks I have been quite busy changing (what seems like a billion) object location and other Modes related exciting things so I haven’t go round to writing a blog that isn’t a Find it Friday recently, … Continue reading

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Conservation of two very different objects, in two very different ways.

Exhibitions are usually planned months, often years in advance and take a lot of work. Last week Katie S and I gave Bronwen a hand getting some paintings ready for a future exhibition that she is putting together. The paintings … Continue reading

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Bugs, Painting and Life on Mars.

Week 2 began with the disposal of the toilet from the Air Raid Shelters discussed HERE. Unfortunately, the quality was just too bad to reverse. The water had caused what appeared to be the initial stages of damp in the … Continue reading

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