Morpeth Conservation Studio offers a comprehensive service for the care of, preservation of, and restoration of paintings on canvas or board, as well as works of art on paper: including prints, drawings, water colour paintings, photographs and a variety of other mixed media works. We are specialists in all areas of paper conservation, including the removal of foxing, de-acidification and washing.
Clients of studio include institutions such as Local Government Councils and Art Galleries, as well as providing a specialist art conservation service to the general public. The Studio also undertakes consultancy projects reports of condition for insurance.
With 20 years professional experience, Morpeth Conservation Studio conducts regular research into the latest conservation materials and techniques. All repairs and restorations are completed with archival quality boards, adhesives and papers.
Morpeth Conservation Studio in based in Morpeth in the Hunter Valley NSW, just two hours from Sydney.
Morpeth Conservation Studio provides a comprehensive service in the treatment of damaged paper and the preservation of fragile or damaged works of Art on paper.
This includes removing works from old framing situations, removing old mounts, treating discolouration and acidity, leading to conservation framing of the treated paper for prolonged future preservation.
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Morpeth Conservation Studio conserves a wide range of photographic media. From 19th century albumen prints to 20th century colour paper prints.
Photographs are removed from acidic mounts, washed and either pressed or mounted, depending on the requirements and the situation.
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Morpeth Conservation Studio provides a comprehensive service undertaking treatments to all problems associated with oil paintings and their long term preservation.
Morpeth Conservation Studio prides itself on its personalised service and consultation.
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Morpeth Conservation Studio provides a comprehensive service preserving and restoring documents and photographs from family history collection.
We provide consultation and services to ensure that your family history items are saved, (if they are in poor condition), and protected against future deterioration.
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