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Chatham Historic Dockyard

The Commissioner’s House

The Historic Dockyard

Chatham

ME4 4TE

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This one day course will provide an introduction to plastic materials, outline a range of practical plastic identification techniques, and provide practical advice on the storage, cleaning and labelling of historic plastic objects. Training materials will be provided.

Who is it suitable for: Staff and volunteers who have plastics in thier collections and want to know how best to care for them.

Aims and objectives: Lead by Collections Care Conservator, Abby Moore, from the Museum of London, participants will:

  • Learn about plastic as a material and basic identification techniques

  • Have a better understanding of how plastics degrade and how this can be identified

  • Learn preventive conservation methods for dealing with problematic plastics

Lunch will be provided.


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