Chinese wall documentation

Art Conservation Technology/Research

Research and technology are important functions of the Nelson-Atkins conservation department. We are heavily involved in research activities as an adjunct to, and support for, preservation. Just as the need for more sophisticated diagnostic studies has grown so has the use of sophisticated analytical techniques and equipment.

Learn how conservators used technology to unravel the mystery of disappearing silver hallmarks!
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