Preserving New Hampshire history through a unique conservation grant program

I recently moved back to New Hampshire, where I grew up, after 13 years living just across the river in Vermont. And when I went to register my car, I was excited to be able to purchase a special “Moose” license…

Cleaning up some dirty babies

Sometimes a little surface cleaning makes a big difference. These twin boys were photographed in the 1880′s. Over more than a century, their little faces had become obscured with a heavy layer of soot and grime. In this photo, the baby on…

Note whitish mold growths along bottom edge

Anyone who has had to deal with mold or mildew outbreaks due to a flooded basement, leaking roof, or improperly ventilated bathroom knows how persistent these organisms can be, and how much damage they can do to your health and home….

Building some studio equipment

We rearranged the Works on Paper studio a couple weeks ago, and we are loving the new more spacious and flexible layout. We modified several of our work tables so they are all the same height, and added casters so…

Inuit Art in the Studio

One of the projects we are working on this week is the conservation treatment of a large lithograph by the Inuit artist, Kenojuak Ashevak. This is one of several Inuit prints by Cape Dorset artists that we have worked on…