Ferdinand A. Brader Conservation

Ferdinand a. Brader Conservation

THE OHIO CONSERVATION CENTER: Few conservators have had the experience of working with the large, darkened and fragile pencil drawings by the 19th century Swiss itinerant artist Ferdinand A. Brader who traveled and drew through areas of Pennsylvania and Ohio.…

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Brader Exhibition Website

Brader Exhibition Website

The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader Exhibitions  December 4, 2014 through March 15, 2015 Visit simultaneous exhibitions of the life and works Ferdinand Brader at the Canton Museum of Art, at the McKinley Museum and at the Little Art Gallery at the Public…

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Brader Exhibition Catalog

Brader Exhibition Catalog

This catalogue has been published in conjunction with the exhibition The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader, on view at the Canton Museum of Art and the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, Canton, Ohio, from December 4, 2014 through March 15,…

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Brader Problems And Solutions

Brader Problems and Solutions

WHY ARE THE PAPERS SO DARK Ferdinand Brader’s heavy papers are prone to severe degradation and the formation of dark brown discolorations. Both are processes that accelerate as acid molecules form and continue to accumulate in the paper.  The deterioration…

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Sponsors Of The Brader Exhibition

Sponsors of the Brader Exhibition

The Brader Exhibition McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory, Inc. is pleased to have been a major financial sponsor of the exhibition The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader   Sponsors of the Brader Exhibition Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of…

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Conservation Of Thomas Merton Historic Treasures

Conservation of Thomas Merton Historic Treasures

The Thomas Merton Center has contracted with McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. to conserve several of the most significant and treasured documents and artworks from his life. The Thomas Merton Center is the official repository of Merton’s artistic estate which…

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Rare Manuscript Leaf Gets Aid And Also Recognition

Rare Manuscript Leaf Gets Aid and Also Recognition

A unidentified manuscript leaf purchased at auction and at the lab for treatment by senior paper conservator Gina McKay was recognized by the lab’s president Robert Lodge as a leaf from a notable 13th century French missal “broken” by Cleveland…

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