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It was a busy year in the lab, with a lot accomplished!
Cannon are unloaded using special tools and a lot of patience
Terry describes the process of cleaning out the bore of a cannon
Elise shares her recent conservation project
Conservators from QAR analyze books suspected to be arsenic-laced
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A common question we are asked here at the lab is “How do the archaeologists and conservators identify an artif
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Previously, we have discussed the process of conserving wo
Although the ship itself and a large portion of its contents—such as cask staves, gunstocks, and gun carriages—would have bee
As you have been following along with us, you have probably become aware of the scarcity of goods made f
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