Posts by date: August 2010

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

One of the current tasks of the Documentation team is to work through a collection of old maritime glass negatives. We scan the negatives and create computer records about each one. These are two images we find really interesting, capturing… Read more

Excavations at Arbeia

The excavations here at Arbeia are now in their third week.  The team (made up of volunteers from Earthwatch) are actually digging just outside the wall of the fort itself, hoping to pick up some of the civilian settlement that… Read more

Painting Conservation: the CSI of the Museum World

Welcome to the new Conservation blog. I am hoping to be able to give you a little insight into what is happening behind the scenes in the conservation studio. Usually when I introduce myself to people and tell them I’m… Read more