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MA Exhibition..

Below are a few images of the exhibition my fellow students and myself recently curated as part of our MA course at Camberwell College. The exhibition provided a great opportunity to actually design and take ownership of how one portrays […]

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Major Project Completed..

The major project element of the MA course has now been completed! Below are a couple of images of the Cantonese fan I have worked on over the last few months, a full explanation of the project can be found […]

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V&A Work Experience..

Recently I have been undertaking a short work placement at the V&A museum, working on original drawings and sketches by the English architect Pugin. Pugin was responsible for much of the design of the Palace of Westminster, as well as […]

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Major Project Update..

With two more weeks left to finish the major project on my current MA degree course, I thought an update of the progress made might be of interest.. The project has involved the conservation of a Cantonese folding fan (see […]

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Wax Seal Repairs cont..

During the last few visits to my work placement at the ERO I have been working on a large wax seal repair. I had previously worked on smaller seals in order to build up my skills before tackling a larger […]

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Wax Seal Repair..

    The above images show wax seal repairs that I carried out today at the ERO. Repairs are undertaken in order to safeguard the wax seals from any further losses, by gradually building the exposed, vulnerable edges with new […]

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Major Project..

Over the last couple of days I have begun the practical element to my major project, for which I am working on Cantonese folding fan c.1840. It was very likely made as an export item, and features figures in the […]

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Disaster Response..

Today I had the chance to experience a disaster response and recovery first hand on my placement at the Maritime Museum. Unfortunately a flood had reached some objects in one of the store rooms yesterday, and items had to be […]

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Map Lining..

Today I completed my first OS map lining on a map wall, at the ERO. It was quite challenging working on such a large scale, and with a variety of materials that all behave in slightly different ways – linen, […]