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The Museum: Taking Care Of The Past

The Museum: Taking Care Of The Past 2007 The British Museum

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Summary

Behind the scenes documentary at the British Museum. A curious breed of experts care for some of the Museum\'s most important and fragile treasures; they are the conservators. Metals conservator Alex Baldwin is giving a makeover to a corroded Roman bronze statue affectionately known as Charlie, Karen Birkholzer is approaching the end of a six year project conserving Egyptian wall paintings from the tomb of Nebamun and gallery manager Brendan Moore has a problem with a stuffed monkey.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: The Museum: Taking Care Of The Past
Series Name: The British Museum
Transmission date: 10 May 2007
Channel: BBC2
Running time: 30 minutes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2011 15:41
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:42
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/16655

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