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Creating a Preservation Plan for Oil Paintings in the NLCHS Collection
Edward Baker, New London County Historical Society, Inc.
Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PG-50928-10
Report of Examination of Paintings at New London County Historical Society (Report)
Title: Report of Examination of Paintings at New London County Historical Society
Author: Gay Myers
Author: Lance Mayer
Author: Lance Mayer and Gay Myers
Abstract: On March 22-23, 2010, Lance Mayer and Gay Myers conducted a survey of the collection of paintings at the New London County Historical Society. They examined and wrote a separate report for every oil painting, including recommendations for conservation treatment and a prioritization of the conservation needs of each painting. Also included were estimates of the costs of treatments, valid for the year of the examinations. The principal work of the project has been providing the individual examination reports for each painting. However, the report also included brief generalizations about the condition of the collection as a whole and recommendations for storage and display.