Conservation

Treatment date
30 November 1991

Reason for treatment
Permanent Exhibition

Treatment proposal
Clean metal. Stick loose fragment back.

Condition
All cups tarnished Cup 9, wood in fragile condition.

Treatment details
All cups cleaned cleaned using Duraglit (cotton wadding, white spirit, Newburgh chalk, china clay) and degreased with acetone. Stubborn tarnish loosened with sodium bicarbonate. Polish residues degreased with acetone. Polished with paper tissues.FNS Repair to wood of cup 9 Paraloid B72,gap-filled with Paraloid and microballoons. Painted with Powder pigments and Paraloid B72.MYL