Wycheproof 20 November

Monday 20 November - Caring for Collections Day

 

Free expert consultations 10 am - 4 pm, bookings are essential

  • Expert specialising in paper based wartime memorabilia (photos, prints, documents and diaries);
  • Expert specialising in 3D artefacts (uniforms, military kit and equipment, medals and textiles);
  • Military curator who will assist with general and historical information.

Memorabilia brought in for these sessions will be photographed as a documentary record of the workshops.

For your safety and that of others STRICTLY NO WEAPONS OR MUNITION. If you would like advice about these, please bring a photo.

We encourage people without memorabilia wishing to view sessions to book an observer ticket.

FLOOR TALK AT 1 PM - TEXTILE CONSERVATOR MARION PARKER - 'Conserving the WWI Red Cross Wycheproof Banner' (Image above)

Demonstrations 10 am - 4 pm

These include:

  • cleaning of metals,
  • how to safely store paper documents & photographs,
  • how to safely store your family collection,
  • conservation vacuum cleaning of memorabilia using items in your home,
  • researching military history.

Online Booking

Location: Mount Wycheproof Museum,

11 Mount Street Wycheproof

Enquires: 03 9348 5700, or email:

warheritageroadshow@gmail.com

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