11th May 2006
UNUSUAL ARTEFACTS IN CONSERVATION SHOWCASE
musical instrument from
are part of the degree show being staged by final-year students on the
Conservation and Restoration course at the
Students on the course learn how to conserve and restore historical artefacts and get to put their skills into practice by working in the laboratory on authentic items.
Ridley (21) from High Wycombe had to contact
hair was duly obtained and sent to
“Apparently this was not an easy task as the yaks like to keep hold of their hair, particularly in the winter months!”
Jason Vincent (42) from
The door has nine horseshoes nailed to the front which carry the names of horses and the races they won. One of the horseshoes belonged to Alcibade, who won the 1865 Grand National, while another six were won by a horse called Bridegroom.
exhibition will be on show at Chad Varah House on
There will be a private view tomorrow and the exhibition will be open from 10am until 5pm on the Saturday and from 9.30am until 5pm on the Monday and Tuesday.
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