The new laboratory spaces are coming along at 344 Winchester.  Walls are up everywhere and some cabinetry has been installed.  Most of the specialized equipment is not yet installed, but will be very soon.  The conservation assistants got to see the spaces for the first time as they came along on the walk-through on March 4th.  Senior Conservation Assistant, Karen Jutzi, took some photos that show the progress.  Can’t wait to see the site today!

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North-facing windows where many of the staff workbenches will be located. A wonderful change for those of us who have spent our entire conservation careers underground!

 

Storage and counter space in exhibits and housings

Storage and counter space in exhibits and housings

exhibits

The most important thing in a great, high function conservation lab – STORAGE!

 

The staff lounge!

The staff lounge!

The future home of paper and photograph conservation, in the main treatment space

The future home of paper and photograph conservation, in the main treatment space

Photo documentation

Photo documentation

The future home of the treatment sink in the aqueous-solvent space

The future home of the treatment sink in the aqueous-solvent space

 

 

Chief Conservator's office

Chief Conservator’s office

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