Restoration Of World War I Soldier In Columbus

Restoration of World War I Soldier in Columbus

Christina L. Simms, Conservator of Objects and Sculpture, and Marcin Pikus, Conservator of Stone Sculpture and Architectural Features, both of McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory, recently completed the restoration of a World War I Soldier in Columbus, Ohio. The monument, Victorious…

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Conservation Of Ceramic Suarez In Puerto Rico

Conservation of Ceramic Suarez in Puerto Rico

In San Juan, Puerto Rico there is a forty-five foot totem pole pointing towards the blue Caribbean sky. The totem pole, Totemic Sculpture, 1993 by Jaime Suarez is a concrete pole roughly thirty inches in diameter that is clad with…

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The Nittany Lion Shrine Gets A New Shine

The Nittany Lion Shrine Gets a New Shine

The Nittany Lion Shrine, 1942 by Heinz Warneke, an earlier assessment image The Nittany Lion Shrine is located on the University Park campus of the prestigious Pennsylvania State University. The sculpture features a boldly contoured limestone mountain lion poised to…

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Restoration Of Military Monuments: Vicksburg National Park

Restoration of Military Monuments: Vicksburg National Park

McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory recently completed the restoration of several military monuments for the National Park Service at the Vicksburg National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The main entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park For nearly forty-seven days, the Battle…

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Marble Conservation And A Police Chase

Marble Conservation and a Police Chase

Two marble benches from Indiana were brought to the McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory campus for a marble conservation treatment. Why the benches arrived at our conservation lab facilities just outside of Cleveland, Ohio is an unusual story that begins with…

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