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Conservation/Collection Care


The Dracula bat, ready for his close-up.

Hair Identification in Objects Conservation Projects

Assistant Conservator Marina Gibbons explains the process and purpose of fiber microscopy as practiced in the NHMLA objects conservation laboratory.

Green Sea Turtle, before treatment.

Treatment of a Green Sea Turtle

Assistant Conservator Liz Homberger describes the restoration of a damaged area of a Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) shell from the Herpetology Collections.

X-Radiography of Artifacts

Look beneath the surface of a holy water font from the History Department's Material Culture collections.