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May 20, 2020

Treatment of the Portrait Miniature of Ebenezer Denny

ACE conservators, Ana Alba and Rhonda Wozniak, recently treated a portrait miniature from the collection of the Heinz History Center. Portrait miniatures are unique works of art, requiring specialization in the conservation of both painted surfaces and decorative arts.

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October 30, 2015

How To Care for Textiles

While we recommend that visitors make an appointment with the Conservation Center for a more thorough assessment of the condition or storage of your textile, here are a few tips regarding the care of textile collections.

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July 22, 2015

World War II Correspondence in a Candy Box

A candy box may seem like an unusual container for a story, but within an old Brach’s chocolate box, a variety of wartime correspondence and paper articles relating to a local veteran’s World War II experiences were found.

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