Everyone likes a mystery. The painting in question certainly was. What had caused the white surface? Could anything be done? What lay beneath?
March is Women’s History Month so we’re highlighting mid-20th century Nebraska artist, Sara Green. The Ford Center has treated two of her paintings over the years.
It can be difficult to know what objects in present times will be valued in the future. However, the staff at History Nebraska actively seeks to build its collection of objects related to current events.
This is a carbine bullet that killed Corporal Henry P. Orr at Fort Robinson on January 11, 1879.
Conservators use a lot of different tools and equipment when treating objects and artwork in the lab.
Conservators use a lot of different tools and equipment when treating objects and artwork in the lab. This quarter’s blog posts from the Ford Center will be about different tools and how we use them.
Ten thousand books. Three-hundred-and-twenty hours. Four vacuum cleaners. One suitcase full of bricks.
A post about a cat painting that was recently treated in the Paintings Lab and belongs to the Nebraska History Museum.
On June 7, 1776, the Continental Congress appointed a committee of five men to draft a statement declaring the American Colonies independent of British rule.
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