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ABTEM Seminar Guidelines for the Care of Larger & Working Historic Objects

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Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield

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ABTEM initiated and supported the recent publication of new Guidelines for the Care and Operation of Larger & Working Historic Objects in response to many working in the industrial and transport heritage sector concerned about the lack of up-to-date guidance about the care and conservation of their larger and working objects.

This seminar has been arranged in partnership with the Yorkshire & Humberside Federation of Museums & Art Galleries - www.yhfed.org.uk. The programme will include a presentation by the consultants that worked with ABTEM to complete the new Guidelines - International Railway Heritage Consultancy (IRHC). Four case studies illustrating good practice will include:

  • The water wheels of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
  • Ravenglass Big Saloon
  • Leyland/Eastern Coach Works single deck bus

There will also be an opportunity to consider how we can make use of and promote the Guidelines and to look at some of the industrial collections in the care of Sheffiled Industrial Museums Trust.

The free seminar will include a hot meal and tea and coffee. Full programme will be provided following registration.

Development of the new Guidelines and this seminar have been made possible by generous financial support from Arts Council England.


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