For each project a treatment proposal including cost estimate is produced which is based on a thorough examination and testing of the object(s) / collection(s). Every conservation treatment is performed to the highest professional standards using appropriate materials of the best archival quality. After treatment, clients are provided with guidelines on the proper care, display and storage of their works of art and archival objects for future preservation.

Specialist Services

* Environmental Specifications
* Identification of Risks and Priorities for Object(s) and Collection(s)
* Advisory Services in the Areas of Collection Management
* Collection Packing and Shipping Advice
* Training on a Range of Preventive Conservation Topics
Conservation Services

Treatment services are available for drawings, prints, watercolors, pastels, maps, architectural drawings, posters, historic documents and manuscripts, rare-books, photographs and scrapbooks and related materials such as parchment, canvas and ivory substrates.

Stabilization and Treatment Procedures

* Identification of paper manufacture, media and techniques used
* Surface cleaning
* Washing to remove discoloration and reduce acidity in paper
* Alkalinization
* Mold remediation
* Humidification and flattening of warped and rolled artifacts
* Stain reduction
* Tape removal
* Removal of past repairs, poor quality linings and backings
* Mending of tears, creases, punctures and losses
* Compensation of losses of media and paper support
* Inpainting and toning
* Conservation matting and framing
* Construction of archival housing for proper storage