Rick Meyers, Exhibits Preparator, works on a painting titled Gratiot Street Prison, on display in The Civil War in Missouri exhibit. The simplest way to begin the stabilization of paintings or other types of framed artwork is to provide protective layers in the front and back. The front protective layer is referred to as "glazing," which ideally would be a type of Plexiglas that is UV filtering, anti-reflective, and anti-static. Conservacion Restauración, Provider Protective, Breaking Free, Anti, Inside, Protective Layered, Frames Artworks, Institution Post Disasters, Painting Title
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Cathy Wright, curator at the Museum of the Confederacy opens an original battle flag belonging to the 3rd Virginia Infantry in the flag room, which houses hundreds of original civil war battle flags in Richmond, Virginia.
Return of the Mona Lisa at the end of World War Two. --- On the eve of war, curators at the Louvre swathed the museum's most priceless painting in layers of waterproof paper, boxed it up and spirited it to the French countryside for safekeeping. The painting was moved another five times during the war before she was safely returned to the Louvre after the Liberation.
Our collections manager adds protective mylar between Kermit's fabric and his pedestal. He is moving from a case in a section of "American Stories" to the front case while the Ruby Slippers are on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum.