Oct 16, 2015

Conservation of the William Smith map

Stripping the land bare - conservation and restoration of William Smith's 1815 Geological map of England and Wales.
Category: Oct 2015
Posted by: Nicola

Read about the conservation of William Smith's map, which you can see in the Museum's gallery.  Tru Vue generously donated the large sheet of Optium Acrylic required to glaze the map.

Smith map part way through surface cleaning.

Smith map part way through cleaning