Conservation

Treatment date
15 January 1992

Reason for treatment
Permanent Exhibition

Treatment proposal
Remove lacquer and tarnish.

Condition
1992, Req 46003 Dirty and tarnished.

Treatment details
Reqs 46003(1992) and 23982(1984); Tarnish removed using Goddards hotel silver dip and Goddard's silver foam (diatomaceous earth,hematite,solvents) applied using cotton wool swabs. Rinsed with distilled water / solvent on cotton wool swabs. Polished using Goddards long term silver cloth. Treated in 1985, 1987 and 1989 ; Dry brushed to remove dust. Polished using Goddards long term silver cloth. Req 34303(17/11/1987),handles reattached using Kleenex tissue pads soaked with HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate).